Mar 18, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
Complementing future wind and solar, and dry-testing CorPower’s first commercial scale device

Complementing future wind and solar, and dry-testing CorPower’s first commercial scale device – Sweden Sustaintech Venture Day Interviews Patrik Möller, CEO and co-founder of CorPower Ocean. CorPower Ocean is realizing something that has long been a bit of wishful thinking – to be able to supply our planet with clean electricity from ocean waves. Many […]

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Mar 16, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
CorPower Ocean selected from 600 firms for Sweden Sustaintech Venture Day

CorPower Ocean has been selected from 600 companies to appear at the forthcoming Sweden Sustaintech Venture Day. The event, taking place on March 22 at Norra Latin in Stockholm, is considered one of the leading Swedish capital market days for scale-up sustaintech companies to meet Swedish and international investors. It presents a unique opportunity to […]

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Mar 10, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
OEE report shows positive rebound for ocean energy post Covid-19

  Statistics published today by Ocean Energy Europe show a positive rebound for the sector following Covid-19 disruptions. Ocean energy deployments returned to pre-pandemic levels in 2021, with Europe installing three times as much wave energy and more than ten times the tidal energy capacity witnessed in 2020. A slew of new investments by public […]

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Feb 24, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
UMACK anchor ready for deployment 

  The first commercial scale UMACK anchor has completed pre-deployment checks at CorPower’s facility in Viana do Castelo port, northern Portugal. Developed in a European consortium, the innovative UMACK technology represents a geotechnical breakthrough allowing 4-5 times higher vertical load capacity compared to a standard monopile of the same size. This may enable efficient low-cost […]

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Feb 18, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
Wave energy – Plugging the wind and solar void

While it may seem counterintuitive, a successful transition to 100% renewable energy systems is not a simple calculation of the amount of clean energy we can generate. Global solar or wind resources are sufficient enough to easily satisfy total annual demand. The larger issue at play revolves around when we harvest this energy, and ultimately […]

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Feb 08, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
Oceans of potential in a time of profound change: An interview with Portugal’s Minister of the Sea Ricardo Serrão Santos

Minister of the Sea Ricardo Serrão Santos is responsible for the coordination of maritime affairs in the Portuguese Government   “We have ambitious targets in our National Ocean Strategy to increase the blue economy’s contribution to 7% of GDP, and 5,2% of the total jobs, by 2030. I believe that the ocean renewable energy sector […]

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Feb 02, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
CorPower to begin ‘Ironman Tests’ ahead of ocean deployment

  CorPower Ocean’s first commercial scale Wave Energy Converter (WEC) is set to undergo an intensive ‘Ironman Test’ proving performance and reliable operation ahead of ocean deployment. The next-generation C4 WEC has been through a rigorous dry-test program since mid-2021 and will experience continuous operation on the world’s largest wave energy test rig in Sweden. […]

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