Jan 26, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
Wave energy offers ‘significant and unique’ contribution to clean energy future, concludes leading US report

A prominent report produced by the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has concluded that wave energy technology can contribute ‘significantly and uniquely’ to the clean energy future. PNNL researchers focused on a ‘value-first’ perspective to identify value propositions that wave, tidal and ocean current technologies could offer to […]

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Jan 20, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
Wave energy to form ‘backbone’ of future island energy systems, according to EU-backed Maldives study

A high-level study published on the Elsevier for Energy portal has identified wave energy as the ‘backbone’ of future island energy systems. More broadly, the research carried out by LUT University and Utrecht University, suggests offshore floating renewables will be a ‘gamechanger’ for island energy transitions – helping achieve security of supply while accelerating to […]

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Jan 14, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
New ‘24/7 Carbon Free Energy’ movement strengthens case for reliable and consistent wave energy

In recent months a new catchphrase has captured the headlines – 24/7 carbon-free energy. It comes as some of the largest firms in the world including Google take bold steps to redefine and strengthen their claim of being 100pc powered by clean energy. In days gone by this typically meant tallying up total electricity consumption […]

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Dec 22, 2021 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
UMACK anchor completes on-land trials paving way for full-scale production and ocean demonstration

A pioneering anchor solution has successfully completed on-land trials validating the technology and sealing approval for full-scale production and ocean deployment. The UMACK (Universal Mooring, Anchor & Connectivity Kit) Project has developed a unique mooring and anchoring solution in a bid to supersede traditional ‘gravity-based’ and tubular monopile anchors – reducing CAPEX, installation and O&M […]

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Dec 14, 2021 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
Strategic foresight to accelerate the energy transition: An interview with Bo Normark Industrial Strategy Executive at EIT InnoEnergy 

Bo Normark is a pivotal figure in the field of energy storage, and is now helping deliver roadmaps for future electricity systems across Europe.   “The time has finally come for wave power, but also that time is of the essence. We must be bold, ‘think big’ and accelerate these efforts, learning from other industries […]

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Dec 09, 2021 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
CorPower appointed to European Commission’s renewed Clean Energy Industrial Forum

CorPower has been appointed to the European Commission’s renewed Clean Energy Industrial Forum, joining close partner ENEL Green Power and fellow collaborators from the EIT InnoEnergy ecosystem including ROSI Solar, H2 Green Steel, RWE, ZF WindPower and WACKER Chemie. CorPower CEO, and current Ocean Energy Europe co-president, Patrik Moller, was invited to join a select​ ​number of clean energy […]

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Nov 29, 2021 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
CorPower to stage HiWave-5 public briefing session in Portugal

CorPower Ocean is joining WavEC Offshore Renewables to stage a HiWave-5 public briefing session on December 2 between 2pm-4pm at the Diana Bar in Póvoa de Varzim, northern Portugal. Agenda includes: 14.00-14.10 Opening session, President Câmara Póvoa Varzim 14.10-14.30 Presentation HIWAVE-5, Miguel Silva 14.30-14.40 WavEC Presentation, Professor António Sarmento 14.40-14.50 Presentation Captaincy of Póvoa Varzim, Frigate Captain Bruno […]

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