Author Archives: MPS

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[…]

MPS Launch Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

Marine Power Systems have just launched a crowdfunding campaign with equity investment experts Crowdcube. The campaign has already exceeded its original target with over 350 investors investing over £2.15 million between them following pre-registration for early access to the campaign. Investors will help grow the business and support the deployment of Marine Power Systems’ marine renewable energy[…]

A Front Cover for DualSub

Through modular and flexible platform design it is possible to both drive down the cost of ownership and support the colocation of wind and wave energy generation technology. Marine Power Systems (MPS) is revolutionising the way we harvest energy from the world’s oceans. The company is on track to be a world leader in the supply[…]

MPS Set Sights on Pre-commercial Multi-Megawatt Array at EMEC, Orkney

Marine Power Systems have signed a berth option agreement with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland. The option agreement gives Marine Power Systems first refusal to a berth at EMEC’s grid-connected revenue generating Billia Croo wave test site for the deployment of two multi-megawatt WaveSub wave energy converters. The project represents Marine Power Systems[…]

MPS to Deploy Commercial Megawatt Scale Device at BiMEP, Spain

Marine Power Systems have confirmed that Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP), in the Basque Country (Northern Spain), has been chosen for the deployment of a grid-connected commercial megawatt scale device. The site offers ideal deep water testing conditions and a direct connection into the electricity grid. The berth has been secured and a geotechnical survey of[…]

MPS Appoints Commercial Director

Marine Power Systems continue to expand their team and have appointed Dr Martin Carruth as Commercial Director. The appointment comes at an exciting time for Marine Power Systems. Now working at megawatt scale to prove their grid connected technology, with a number of projects in the pipeline, Martin will be responsible for developing the commercial[…]

We Have the Wind In Our Sails and We Really Are Making Waves

Timing is everything. You have to be in the right place at the right time. Driven by a shared passion for clean, affordable and renewable energy using the ocean, we embarked on our journey over twelve years ago and founded Marine Power Systems, with an ambition to become the world leader in the supply of[…]