Author Archives: MPS

Port of Milford Haven Inks Wave Energy Tech Deal With MPS

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Alec Don, Chief Executive of the Port of Milford Haven is joined by Dr Gareth Stockman, Managing Director of Marine Power Systems, and Gareth Potter, Project Engineering Manager at Marine Power Systems, to formalise a collaboration agreement for the development of the wave energy converter, WaveSub. The successful testing of key components of a pioneering[…]

Marine Power Systems Celebrates Win at Swansea Bay Business Awards

Marine Power Systems has been announced as winners of the Green Business of the Year award at the South Wales Evening Post and Swansea Bay Business Life Business Awards 2016. The company was announced as winners after beating strong competition from runners up Dan-yr-Ogof, the National Showcaves Centre for Wales and Neath-based Derwen Plant. The[…]

Finalist for the St David Award for Innovation and Technology

This highlights the value of our work We are developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves. As the Managing Director of MPS, being announced as Finalists is a great achievement and gives the firm and the team the recognition they deserve for our hard work and dedication to the development of[…]

MPS Finalises WaveSub Pump Testing

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Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based wave energy developer, has completed the testing of the prototype pump for its WaveSub wave energy converter. The project has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, with MPS receiving a £2 million grant in October 2015. The pump was deployed in the pickling[…]

MPS Named Finalist for St David Awards

Swansea-based wave energy developer, Marine Power Systems (MPS), has been selected as finalist for the St David Award for Innovation and Technology. The St David Awards annually recognise and celebrate the exceptional achievements of people in Wales. The Innovation and Technology category is intended for an individual, group or research team in Wales which has developed[…]

Swansea-based Wave Energy Firm Enlists Sediment Sampling Company Ahead of Device Deployment

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WAVE ENERGY FIRM ENLISTS SEDIMENT SAMPLING COMPANY AHEAD OF DEVICE DEPLOYMENT Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to harness wave energy, has enlisted the services of quality testing and material consultancy, ACS Testing Ltd, to provide the testing of sediment samples from the deployment site, to inform the[…]

Making Waves: £2 million EU boost for new wave technology

Finance and Government Business Minister, Jane Hutt, will today (Thursday 22 October) announce £2 million of EU funds to test a pioneering technology that harnesses energy from ocean waves. Led by Swansea-based Marine Power Systems (MPS), the £3 million project, which includes a £900,000 investment from MPS, will manufacture and test a 1:4 scale prototype[…]

WaveSub progress at Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, is continuing with its progress through preparing to test its unique WaveSub device at the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales. Marine Power Systems was co-founded in 2009 by Dr Gareth Stockman[…]