WaveRoller deployment

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The deployment of the first commercial WaveRoller unit in Portugal as a part of the SURGE2 project. The device installed of the Almagreira beach near Peniche, some 850 meters from the shoreline.

More details of the deployment are available in the press release:

Portugal takes a step closer to commercial wave energy

AW-Energy

AW-Energy is a pioneer in the green economy and is the global leader in wave energy technology. Its flagship product, WaveRoller®, is a submerged wave energy converter based on a hinged panel that is attached to the sea bed in the near shore area. It generates electricity from the movement of the waves (surge phenomenon) and is connected to the electric grid onshore. The company is based in Finland, and operates in multiple continents cooperating with strong industrial partners including e.g. Lloyd's Register, Wärtsilä, Naval Group and DNV-GL. The company employs a highly professional and efficient team that manages a network of over 100 engineers and technical staff.

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