Tag Archive for 'Wave Hub'

Predicting power of next wave could double amount of energy captured

June 28th, 2012 by University of Exeter

The energy generated from our oceans could be doubled using new methods for predicting wave power. Research led by the University of Exeter, published in the journal Renewable Energy, could pave the way for significant advancements in marine renewable energy, making it a more viable source of power. The study, Wave energy converter control by wave […]

UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult headquartered in Glasgow

February 10th, 2012 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult will have its HQ at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow with an operational centre at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in the North East of England. The national centre will focus on technologies for offshore wind, wave and tidal power and is designed to bridge the gap between […]

UK Department of Business, Innovation and Skills takes over ownership of Cornwall’s Wave Hub

December 20th, 2011 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Wave Hub, the offshore marine energy project in Cornwall, which allows developers to test new wave energy technology, will be taken on by the UK Government to secure its future as a vital part of the UK’s green energy sources. Wave Hub is a grid-connected offshore ‘socket’ in South West England for the large scale […]