Author Archives: MPS

Innovation Funding Supports Company to Make Waves in Renewable Energy Sector

A Welsh company which specialises in capturing the potential of wave energy and reducing the current cost associated with this process has been announced as the first company to benefit from new Welsh Government innovation funding. Last week the First Minister announced a £115million package of support to boost innovation in Wales, leading to the[…]

Marine Power Systems Expands Team

Marine Power Systems, a Swansea-based wave energy technology company, has expanded its team by hiring a top student from the mechanical engineering discipline. Daniel Torres, who has a background in marine renewable energy, recently started work at the company as a full time design engineer. Torres has completed a mechanical engineering degree at Queen Mary University,[…]

MPS Welcomes EU Commission’s Innovation Fund Proposal

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for an Innovation Fund, which aims to strengthen the Emission Trading Scheme and support emerging renewable technologies. The company said that its wave energy technology, the WaveSub, has huge potential to contribute to energy security targets across the EU (and globally) and will reduce reliance on[…]

Marine Power Systems Becomes a Member of Ocean Energy Europe

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to harness wave energy, has become a member of Ocean Energy Europe, the industry group for ocean renewable energy in Europe. Marine Power Systems joins a growing list of industry representatives uniting behind a common strategy for industrialising the ocean energy sector.[…]

Marine Power Systems’ WaveSub Impresses Welsh Natural Resources Minister

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based developer of wave energy technology, welcomed Carl Sargeant AM, the Minister for Natural Resources in Wales, to its offices on Thursday, June 26. The Minister enjoyed a presentation and guided tour of the business, which showcased the potential of the WaveSub, a wave energy converter being developed and tested by the[…]

MPS Specialist Recognized by French University

The work of a masters student now working at Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company developing wave technology, has been recognised by MINES-ParisTech University, France. MINES-ParisTech University has requested that Jean-Baptiste Le Dreff, a specialist in computer modelling and design, presents his work and achievements in the institution’s quarterly newsletter. Only one or two[…]

MPS to Offer Updates on Wave Sub at PRIMaRE Conference

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has been invited to present at the annual conference of the Partnership for Research in Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE). John Chapman, Chief Engineer at MPS, will update attendees on the development of its wave energy converter the WaveSub. The prototype was designed and developed in collaboration with Swansea University’s SEACAMs project[…]

Strainstall to Design Monitoring System for WaveSub Prototype

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Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been selected to provide a complex monitoring package to support the prototype testing of WaveSub, a wave power harnessing device from Marine Power Systems (MPS). Phase one of the monitoring solution will apply Strainstall’s complex data acquisition system and expertise in data processing and analytics. The[…]