Author Archives: MPS

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[…]

Meet Bryony, Senior Design and Development Engineer

Bryony has been with us for almost two years. She is one of our Senior Design and Development Engineers and she runs our flume and tank testing programme. We caught up with her and asked her a few questions about what attracted her to Marine Power Systems, what she is working on now and the[…]

Hot On The Heels Of Fixed Offshore And Onshore Wind

The promise of the G7 nations to channel £100bn a year into poorer nations to help address climate change is a clear indication that global warming requires a global approach. An approach that relies on Governments supporting the transition to greener energy, not only within their own borders but across the world. The solution to[…]

MPS Smashes Crowdfunding Target

Marine Power Systems completed its crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube last week. Receiving huge support from investors they reached their original target of £2m in just 48 hours of the fundraise opening and raised more than double that by the end of the campaign. Over 2,800 investors joined their mission to unlock the power of oceans[…]

MPS Joins DNV in Transatlantic Floating Offshore Wind Research Project

Marine Power Systems have joined a consortium of major UK and US partners led by DNV, a world leading consultancy and advisor to the marine industry, to investigate the application of ‘wake steering’ to further optimise power output in floating offshore wind farms. In the UK, DNV, Durham University and Marine Power Systems combine expertise on wind resource,[…]

Marine Power Systems in the Newspapers

Ingenious floating platforms, developed by green engineer Marine Power Systems (MPS) to harvest the oceans’ wind and wave energy, aim to be the renewables sector’s next big breakthrough as they head for commercial roll-out. Flexibility and competitive pricing for extracting energy are the cornerstones of the Swansea-based company’s high-performance technology that has now produced its[…]