Category Archives: Seapower News

Collaboration with Wood and Exceedence

The only way to make the most out of a renewable energy project is to carry out comprehensive techno-commercial evaluation of the technology. Exceedence Finance software empowers users to complete such evaluation, using Flexcom-based software as an input to WEC performance … Continue reading

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New Contract with 4CEngineering and WES

11/05/2017 Sea Power Ltd is very excited to announce the award of a Stage 2 Wave Energy Scotland contract led by consulting engineers 4cEngineering  to further develop the novel Seapower Platform wave energy converter. The contract provides for 100% of Seapower and 4cE’s project … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE 13/03/2017

Ireland’s ocean energy capability one step closer to reality as Seapower survives winter at Sea March 13, 2017 An Irish-designed device to generate electricity from ocean wave power is another step closer to breaking into the massive potential on offer … Continue reading

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Seapower Platform Surviving Storms

The Seapower Platform – 1:5 Scale Galway Bay Project A small Irish engineering company Sea Power Ltd. launched their 1:5 scale Wave Energy Converter (WEC) test platform in open water sea trials in Galway Bay kindly funded and supported by … Continue reading

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Tow Out & Deployment – New Photos

 Tow & Deployment to Galway Bay Following a succesful mooring installation at the Smartbay site, Atlantic Towage Ltd. (http://www.atlantictowage.com/)  succsefully towed out the WEC from Foynes Harbour, around loop head, and into Galway Bay overnight.   The on-board camera, and 3g … Continue reading

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Seapower Platform International Patents

Seapower’s Intellectual Property As well as a patent granted for Ireland and Australia, Sea Power Ltd. is pleased to announce that the patent for our attenuator WEC is now granted for the USA. This was issued on the 30/08/2016.       … Continue reading

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Seapower Latest Update (June 2016)

11/06/2016 Seapower Ltd. are currently leading a SEAI-funded 1:4 scale project which will see the platform (at its current development level) undergo performance testing as well as extreme survival tests in operational sea trials for the first time. This project will … Continue reading

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Marine energy firms bag €3.5m Government funding

http://m.independent.ie/business/irish/marine-energy-firms-bag-35m-government-funding-34124683.html

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SEAI Development Fund – Announcement

Sea power and Limerick Wave Ltd. will be in receipt of funding to develop a pre-commercial  1:4 scale demonstrator unit at Smartbay test site in Galway Bay.  The Seapower Platform will measure mechanical power at the site in phase 1 … Continue reading

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MACSI Mathematical Modelling

Thanks to MACSI (Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry), in particular Dr. William Lee and his students of University of Limerick for carrying out analysis and modelling of the PTO.

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