Mar 28, 2022 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
CorPower Ocean partners with subsea composite specialist Diab

CorPower Ocean has partnered with subsea composite specialist Diab for the construction of its first commercial scale Wave Energy Converter (WEC). The ocean energy developer is currently fabricating its next generation C4 WEC, with dual build-out operations in Sweden and Portugal. Part of the flagship HiWave-5 Project, the WEC will ultimately join a four-system wave […]

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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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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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Sep 01, 2021 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
€45million EU-SCORES Project aims to deliver ‘world-first’ bankable multi-source offshore marine energy parks

A new €45million marine energy project – European SCalable Offshore Renewable Energy Sources (EU-SCORES) – is paving the way for bankable multi-source offshore parks across Europe by 2025. EU-SCORES brings together leading wave energy and offshore solar PV technology providers, CorPower Ocean and Oceans of Energy, major project developers RWE, EDP, ENEL Green Power, Simply […]

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Aug 10, 2021 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
CorPower completes world’s largest wave energy test-rig

CorPower has constructed the world’s largest wave energy test-rig following an intense two-year project.  The 45-tonne moving mass system, installed at CorPower’s Stockholm base, is capable of simulating ocean wave conditions anywhere in the world. The design, build and accreditation has been supported by key supplier ABB and accrediting body DNV.  Measuring 40m in length and 9m in width, the system will play a fundamental role supporting CorPower’s flagship HiWave-5 demonstration project, […]

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Jun 14, 2021 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
Pioneering UMACK mooring and anchoring project partners with University of Dundee

A novel marine mooring and anchoring project aiming to improve the operation efficiency of ocean energy devices is recruiting expert support from the University of Dundee. The UMACK (Universal Mooring, Anchor & Connectivity Kit) Project has teamed up with the University’s Geotechnical Engineering Group to aid the development of a new ‘vibro-installed’ anchor system for […]

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May 05, 2021 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
Ground-breaking €3.7m marine energy mooring, anchoring and quick-connect system project set for Atlantic trials 

  A new, ground-breaking mooring, anchoring and quick connect solution optimized for marine energy systems is set for Atlantic sea trials, following a range of laboratory and on-land test campaigns currently underway. The €3.7m UMACK (Universal Mooring, Anchor & Connectivity Kit) Project has developed a unique mooring and anchoring solution aimed at superseding widely used […]

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