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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Jul 07, 2020 Patrik Möller 1 comment
CorPower Ocean launches pioneering wave energy project in northern Portugal

With a 16 MEUR investment plan, CorPower is establishing an R&D, Manufacturing & Service Centre for Wave Energy Converters in Viana do Castelo. The location has been chosen to support CorPower’s flagship demonstration project HiWave-5, and for the long-term development of supply and service capacity for commercial wave energy farms. Several factors have contributed to […]

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WaveBoost project improves performance and reliability of wave energy

WaveBoost video: The three-year Horizon 2020 funded WaveBoost project has drawn to a close with a step change improvement achieved to the reliability and performance of wave energy technology. Led by CorPower Ocean, the WaveBoost consortium designed and developed an advanced Power Take Off (PTO) system allowing wave energy converters (WECs) to operate safer […]

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Feb 12, 2020 Patrik Möller 0 comments
Pushing Wave Energy performance

CorPower Ocean and the Centre for Ocean Energy Research (COER) at Maynooth University, Ireland, today announced a new collaboration on control technology for optimising the operation of Wave Energy Converters (WECs). Together, the two organizations will bring the latest developments in control engineering into full-scale wave energy equipment. Professor John Ringwood, Director of COER said, […]

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Feb 05, 2020 Patrik Möller 0 comments
CorPower vinnare när EU storsatsar på blå ekonomi

Den 4 februari anordnades Blue Investment Day i Bryssel där EU annonserade att man etablerat en ny investeringsfond på ca 800MSEK som fokuserar på små och medelstora bolag inom blå ekonomi, det vill säga bolag med hållbar havsbaserad verksamhet. 20 bolag hade blivit utvalda att presentera inför ett stort antal investerare, politiker och ledande branschmänniskor. […]

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Jul 09, 2019 Patrik Möller 0 comments
CorPower Ocean and Simply Blue Energy enter strategic collaboration agreement on wave farms

PRESS RELEASE (link) CorPower Ocean and Simply Blue Energy have signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement to develop a number of significant wave energy projects off the coasts of the UK and Ireland. The two parties are no strangers to each other. After Simply Blue Energy completed a comprehensive research project, in collaboration with consultancy Wave Venture, […]

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Dec 20, 2018 Louis 0 comments
CorPower adds industrial investors

PRESS RELEASE Midroc New Technology and Almi Invest’s Greentech fund join InnoEnergy and a group of private investors in a 2.3 MEUR equity funding round. The equity investment is part of a larger funding package targeting 45 MEUR to take CorPower’s wave energy technology through commercial scale demonstration until 2023. Following the successful verification of the […]

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Oct 31, 2018 Louis 0 comments
Corpower and Sustainable Marine Energy join forces to tackle fundations and moorings

PRESS RELEASE (EMEC) We are happy to announce the UMACK project bringing innovative and reliable mooring and connectivity solutions for the ocean energy sector!

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Jan 13, 2021 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
CorPower features on German science platform Spektrum

The ‘great opportunity and arduous path’ to secure electricity from the sea – Corpower features in new report from German science platform Spektrum.

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Jan 06, 2021 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
CorPower shares key innovations with Future Cleantech Architects 

CorPower’s latest interview with Future Cleantech Architects is now live, following our recent appearance at the ‘Innovators Special’ panel discussion. We discuss CorPower’s key innovations and hurdles which must be overcome for wave energy to deliver maximum impact.  

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Dec 04, 2020 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
‘Wave energy a heartbeat away’ CorPower speaks to Energy Global Magazine

Read CorPower’s latest feature in the Winter edition of Energy Global Magazine – detailing our novel wave energy technology inspired by the pumping principles of the human heart. (Full article starting on Page 12).

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Nov 13, 2020 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
CorPower awarded ten-year marine license by Portuguese authorities

CorPower Ocean is set to unleash a world-leading wave energy project in the Atlantic Ocean after securing a 10-year license. The TUPEM license – awarded by the national Directorate-General for Natural Resources (DGRM) – provides a ‘Permit for the Private Use of the Maritime Space’ up to 12 miles off the coast of Aguçadoura in […]

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Oct 21, 2020 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
‘Taking wave energy to the bank’ – CorPower talks to US title Marine Technology News

Read CorPower’s latest feature in US maritime platform – Marine Technology News. Our CEO Patrik Moller speaks in-depth to MTR editor Greg Trauthwein about ‘Taking wave energy to the bank’ and CorPower’s plans to progress to deliver a bankable solution by 2024.

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Oct 21, 2020 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
CorPower features in Germany’s Zeit Leo

Read our latest report in Germany’s Die Zeit platform – reaching out to the next generation of budding marine energy scientists and environmental pioneers. CorPower features as the ‘World Saver Idea’ or ‘Weltretter-Idee’ in the children’s section Zeit Leo.  

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Oct 14, 2020 Sam Pinnington 0 comments
High deployments, low costs: The 2030 vision for ocean energy

Ocean Energy Europe released its latest report yesterday – ‘2030 Ocean Energy Vision’ – charting the path for ocean energy’s roll-out over the coming decade. This industry analysis considers the evolution of European wave and tidal technology to 2030. It projects deployments in high and low growth scenarios. The analysis also examines how energy costs […]

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