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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[…]

Meet Our New Project Manager, Gerwyn

Gerwyn Tumelty joined us in the summer and he’s already got himself fully immersed in the business and he is full steam ahead driving our key projects. 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 what he[…]

MPS Lands Support From The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership

Marine Power Systems has won the support of the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OGWP) through the Wind Expert Support Toolkit (WEST) programme where only the highest scoring applicants are selected for support. The programme provides needs-focussed expert business support, market intelligence and sector insights to existing and cross sector supply chain companies to help meet the needs[…]

Looking Ahead To Floating Offshore Wind 2021, Aberdeen

There is a lot of excitement about Floating Offshore Wind 2021, taking place next week in Aberdeen. Firstly, a dedicated floating offshore wind event demonstrates how far the industry has come over the past decade and the market potential it presents. The conversation has quickly changed in that period from a position of ‘can it be[…]