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What Does 2017 Hold for Wave Power?

By Dr Gareth Stockman, Managing Director, Marine Power Systems (MPS). Recently Dr Graham Foster my Co-Director and I visited The Welsh National Assembly. We were invited to a reception organised by the Port of Milford Haven to both celebrate development in the Milford Haven Waterway and explore further opportunities for industry and employment. Marine Power[…]

MPS Shows Off WaveSub Construction

With the deployment of its unique WaveSub wave energy converter planned for early next year, Marine Power Systems (MPS) has today announced it has reached a momentous stage of the development of the device. The building of WaveSub is significantly underway, and therefore the company is marking the occasion with an event in Pembroke Dock.[…]

MPS, Swansea Uni Collaboration Gets Recognition

Marine Power Systems (MPS) and Swansea University collaboration on wave energy project has been declared a winner of the research and development category at the Insider’s Business and Education Partnerships Awards 2016. Insider’s Business and Education Partnerships Awards, held on November 3, celebrate collaborative work between universities, colleges and companies in Wales. MPS and Swansea[…]

WaveSub Hires Helping Hand

Severn Subsea Technologies (SST) has made significant headway, since being awarded a contract to design elements of the control and electrical systems for WaveSub, a next generation wave energy converter from Marine Power Systems (MPS). WaveSub has been developed by Swansea-based MPS to address inherent challenges associated with extracting wave energy. Part-funded by a £2.1m[…]

MPS Bags Innovate UK Funding for Next-gen WaveSub

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a company developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has recently been awarded £200,000 of energy catalyst funding from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. The funding has been awarded for a 12 month project, which formally began this month (October 2016) to deliver the modelling, design,[…]

ASTUTE 2020 Helping MPS De-risk Wave Energy Technology

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has engaged with Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies (ASTUTE 2020) to undertake research in finite element simulations that will allow MPS to de-risk the build and test-stage of the WaveSub power take off float. ASTUTE 2020 is working with the Swansea-based wave energy technology developer on computational modelling research to de-risk eventual[…]

Leading Wave Energy Technology Developer

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Established in 2008, Marine Power Systems (MPS) is Wales’ leading home-grown wave energy technology developer of the patented and award winning WaveSub Wave Energy Converter (WEC). Based in Swansea, MPS was formed by its directors Dr Graham Foster and Dr Gareth Stockman, both engineering graduates of Swansea University. MPS has demonstrated and validated its WaveSub[…]

MPS Completes Scaled Tank Testing of WaveSub

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company, has recently conducted scaled tank testing of its WaveSub device. The tank scale power-take-off systems have been developed in collaboration with the University of Bath. In addition to validating MPS’ computational simulations, the test programme has been supported by two Plymouth University post-graduate students as part of their[…]