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Energy companies jointly invest in wave power demo

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Scottish wave power experts Mocean Energy and energy storage developers EC-OG have collaborated with Chrysaor, Modus, OGTC and Baker Hughes to fund the demonstration of a wave powered renewable energy system for running subsea...

Shared knowledge is the way forward for Aquamarine Power

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Wave energy company Aquamarine Power has secured a three month contract with Wave Energy Scotland to share knowledge gained through the development of Oyster technology.The work package, known as ‘Project Know-How’, will enable Aquamarine...

Edinburgh wave energy company releases exceptional data

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Edinburgh-based Aquamarine Power has today published operational information gathered during months of testing their Oyster 800 wave machine at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. The academic analysis examines data generated by the...

Renewable energy – making waves in Europe

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Aquamarine Power Chief Executive Office John Malcolm was today elected to the board of Ocean Energy Europe – the influential Brussels-based trade body which has an important role in shaping European policy for wave...

New CEO at Aquamarine Power

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Edinburgh-based wave energy company Aquamarine Power has  a new CEO who will take up the reins in mid-October. The company continues to test and develop its Oyster 800 machine in the Pentland Firth and...

WavePOD now ready for testing

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Edinburgh's Aquamarine Power collaborate on the scale model now in place for next stage in researchThe goal of a standardised, self-contained offshore electricity generator for the wave industry moved a step closer last week...

Wave energy developers team up with Bosch Rexroth

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 Wave industry leaders including Edinburgh's Aquamarine Power and Bosch Rexroth join forces to develop a standardised offshore power systemGround-breaking project offers a ‘quantum leap’ for the wave energy sectorPan-European collaboration brings leading players together for...

Aquamarine Power founder awarded Saltire Prize Medal

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Aquamarine Power founder Allan Thomson has been awarded the Saltire Prize Medal for his outstanding contribution to the ocean energy industry at a ceremony in Edinburgh this evening. Allan founded Aquamarine Power in 2005 with...

Edinburgh firms well represented at European Ocean Energy Conference

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Two of the foremost wave energy companies in Europe were represented at the European Ocean Energy Conference today at Our Dynamic Earth, and they are both based in Edinburgh.Pelamis Wave Power is run by...

Edinburgh wave company gathering real-time wave data

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Edinburgh's wave energy pioneer, Aquamarine Power, is now gathering real-time wave data at their Oyster 800 test site in Orkney, which is helping the wave energy firm produce more accurate energy forecasts, optimise production...

Trinity Academy’s wave powered generator makes award shortlist

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Young Engineers Through to National FinalEdinburgh pupils shortlisted for Junior Saltire Awards after wave powered generator design impresses judgesTrinity Academy pupils have reached the final of a coveted renewable energy award after beating competition...

Wave energy company celebrates milestone

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Leith firm Pelamis is celebrating a significant milestone as the ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) owned Pelamis P2 wave energy converter has this week completed its first year of a robust testing programme at the European...

Aquamarine Power ready for the Saltire Prize

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Wave energy company Aquamarine Power has lined up with several other leading marine energy developers to vie for the £10m Saltire Prize – the Scottish Government’s global ocean energy challenge. The Saltire Prize ‘Grand Challenge’...

Edinburgh wave energy company win European award

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Aquamarine Power has won a major European Commission award Wave energy moved centre stage in Europe when wave energy developer Aquamarine Power won a major European Commission environment award yesterday. European Commissioner for the Environment, Janez...

Edinburgh wave company says Ofgem is off the mark

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Wave energy company, Aquamarine Power employs a large workforce here in Edinburgh, in Orkney and in Belfast. The company is working hard on its second generation wave energy converter, Oyster 800 at the EMEC...

Edinburgh wave energy firm announce new investment

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A new green investment fund has acquired a significant shareholding in Edinburgh wave energy company Aquamarine Power it was announced today. The deal sees the Environmental Energies Fund (EEF) acquire a portion of the...

New wave energy device sets sail from Leith

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Following its manufacture and testing in Leith, ScottishPower Renewables’ new P2 Pelamis wave power device sets sail for the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney today where it will undergo further trials.Commenting, SNP Energy Spokesperson Mike...

Edinburgh wave company Pelamis appoint new CEO

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Pelamis Wave Power has appointed Per Hornung Pedersen as its new Chief Executive Officer.The company says that Mr Pedersen joins Pelamis with an immediate goal of fulfilling demand from the company’s three major customers,...

Aquamarine Power ‘beds in’ in the Western Isles

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Edinburgh wave energy company Aquamarine Power has secured seabed leases to capture up to 40MW of wave energy off the west coast of Lewis.Following a series of meetings and consultation with the local community,...

Exclusive:- Pelamis Wave Power loses CEO and CFO

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The Edinburgh Reporter has confirmed with the company this morning that both the CEO of Pelamis Wave Power, Neels Kriek, and the CFO, Diana Dyer Bartlett, are set to leave the company.It has been...

Aquamarine Power gain accreditation

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Edinburgh wave energy company Aquamarine Power’s scheme for the professional development of its engineers has been awarded accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).  The IMechE is licensed by the ...

Edinburgh wave energy company calls for action from UK Government

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The UK Government must consider implementing a consistent price for marine energy and resolve grid access issues if the UK marine energy industry is to repeat the success of the Danish wind...

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