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MPS is Recruiting a Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

Marine Power Systems are seeking a qualified Marine Engineer or Naval Architect to join our team. The successful candidate will take on a key role within the team. Working with our senior Naval Architect and our Marine Structures Lead engineer the successful candidate will provide technical input to the design and construction of the main[…]

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[…]

Marine Power Systems and Marine2o Join Forces to Produce Green Hydrogen

Marine Power Systems and Marine2o are to work together to develop integrated solutions to support the production of green hydrogen utilising marine vessels to transport this energy vector to market. This first collaboration will support the developing pathway in the UK and other markets to deploy MPS’ innovative offshore wind and wave energy capture devices[…]

Meet Rodrigo, Our Senior Naval Architect

Rodrigo Tommasini joined us in the spring of this year. We caught up with him and asked him a few questions about what attracted him to Marine Power Systems, what he is working on now and how that supports the development of our technology. What attracted you to the role at Marine Power Systems? I[…]