Wave Power | Wave Clapper and Power Wing

A new idea in wave power technology has been put to the test by Israel’s Eco Wave Power and it is hoped that when it is brought to a point where it may be commissioned it will be able to produce energy that is cheaper than a coal-fired power plant. The project is a wave […] Read more »

Wave Power | Wave Hub Has Been Approved

The proposed Wave Hub project that was announced late in 2008 and is planned for siting off the coast of Cornwall has just taken an important step forward in becoming a reality when the official green light to proceed was given by the South West Regional Development Agency (RDA). The Wave Hub project still has […] Read more »

Wave Power | Aquamarine Power’s Oyster 2 Device

In May 2010 Aquamarine Power released the design of a new wave power device. Aquamarine had already begun testing its Oyster wave power device at the European Marine Energy Center (EMEC) in Orkney. The new wave power device is its Oyster 2, a wave energy converter that has a generating capacity of 800kW. It measures […] Read more »

Wave Power | Pelamis Goes Live

The first wave power plant has opened during the week off the coast of Portugal. With a maximum capacity of 2.25 MW of electricity and using the Pelamis Wave Energy Converter system (PWEC) the project heralds the advent of another source of renewable energy. It now remains to be seen whether the electricity that is […] Read more »

Wave Power | Wave Treader Device Developed

Green Ocean Energy Ltd, the Aberdeen-based renewable energy company, has developed a wave power machine which uniquely attaches to an offshore wind turbine thereby giving combined wind and wave power from one installation. The economics of both machines will be enhanced as the expensive infrastructure such as the foundation and cabling will now be shared. […] Read more »

Wave Power | AWS Ocean Energy

There have been a range of proposed wave power demonstration projects announced in the last 12 months using an array of newly developed devices – a list of the devices have been included at the end of this post. AWS Ocean Energy have been developing their own device – called the Archimedes Waveswing energy system […] Read more »