Author Archives: MPS

RWE commissions study with MPS into Celtic Sea opportunities for ports and suppliers

The Celtic Sea region offers a huge opportunity to develop large-scale, commercial floating offshore wind and RWE as the largest energy producer and renewables operator in Wales, wants to play a part in its delivery.  In anticipation of this, RWE has commissioned Swansea-based Marine Power Systems (MPS) to develop a project plan for delivering up[…]

MPS appoints Windsy on wind turbine EPCM job

Windsy has been selected to support Marine Power Systems in the supply and deployment of the wind turbine to be used on their megawatt scale commercial demonstrator at BiMEP in northern Spain. Windsy GmbH is a leading global consultancy and engineering service provider to the wind industry. Windsy develops robust and reliable wind turbine products[…]

MPS appoints TSC to support the development of their unique deployment system

TSC has been selected to support Marine Power Systems with the design and development of their unique tensioner deployment system, to be used on their megawatt scale commercial demonstrator at BiMEP in northern Spain. TSC UK, a wholly owned subsidiary of CMIC, is dedicated to high-end equipment manufacturing for offshore engineering projects. CMIC has solved[…]

Rising to the challenge and floating the future

A lot has happened since all eyes were focussed on COP26 in November last year. Rising energy prices have put a huge squeeze on household budgets and continue to drive inflation. The war in Ukraine has further accentuated the situation and pushed ‘energy security’ up the political agenda. Against this backdrop governments around the world[…]

UK To Hold Yearly Contracts For Difference Auctions From Next Year Onwards

Marine Power Systems is delighted to see the UK Government is hitting the accelerator on low-cost renewable power. The auctions for funding through the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme will be run every year rather than every two years from March 2023 onwards. The move will speed up the UK adoption of MPS devices and[…]

MPS lands £3.5m of funding from UK Government

CGI image showing Marine Power Systems' devices at sea

Marine Power Systems have been awarded £3.5m of grant funding through the UK Government Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) Demonstration Programme to further develop their floating platform technology and wave energy converter. They are the only UK floating offshore wind developer to be awarded this funding. The programme supports the development of innovative floating offshore wind[…]

The Crucial Role That Floating Offshore Wind Will Play In Achieving Net Zero

With governments around the world and the global community focussed on exactly how we will address the climate crisis now is a good time to consider the role floating offshore technologies will play in the pathway to Net Zero. Whilst offshore winds in shallow waters have been harnessed by fixed bottom wind turbines the wind[…]

MPS Appoints Quoceant On Design and Engineering job

Marine Power Systems will be working with Quoceant on the detailed design of their innovative wave energy converter technology. This follows the successful preliminary design of the power take off system, also undertaken by Quoceant. The engineering team at Quoceant bring huge depth and breadth of experience and a long history of working on marine[…]