Author Archives: MPS

In-Depth Approach to Wave Energy

Unique technology developed to harness marine energy Marine Power Systems, based in Swansea in South Wales, is Wales’ leading wave energy technology developer. The company has developed the WaveSub energy converter, a device that redefines technical boundaries to capture the energy potential of ocean waves. “The results of our work to date have proven that[…]

Swansea-based Wave Energy Company Signs Contract with Hunger Hydraulic

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has recently signed a contract with Hunger Hydraulic UK for the supply of hydraulic cylinders and seals for the company’s unique WaveSub device. Hunger Hydraulic is providing MPS with hydraulic cylinders for the WaveSub power take off[…]

Wave Energy Firm Collaborates with Swansea University for Scholarship Programme

Wales’ leading wave energy company has entered into a collaboration with Swansea University to develop a mechanical engineering PhD scholarship that will provide a successful student with the opportunity to help progress production of the firm’s innovative wave energy converter (WEC). Swansea-based Marine Power Systems (MPS), a company developing revolutionary technology designed to harness wave[…]

Marine Power Systems’ Chairman to Speak at Industry Conference

Chairman and technical director of Marine Power Systems (MPS), Dr Graham Foster, has been announced as one of the leading speakers at the UK Marine Energy Conference 2016 taking place in Glasgow on 5 July. Dr Foster is the co-founder of MPS, a Swansea-based company developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves through its[…]

UK Marine Energy Conference Closes In

In two weeks’ time, the UK Marine Energy Conference will bring together those at the forefront of wave and tidal technology within the UK and Ireland to Glasgow. The conference, which aims to accelerate marine energy as a viable energy alternative, will feautre an exhibition showcasing the latest technologies and solutions from across the marine[…]

New Award Recognises Diversity and Equality in Business

Several Welsh businesses have been recognised for their commitment to diverse and inclusive practices within the workplace. Gender equality charity Chwarae Teg is launching the Exemplar Employer Award to showcase businesses that have successfully broken down barriers affecting women’s recruitment, retention and career progression. To qualify for an award, businesses must demonstrate evidence of a[…]

Business News Wales Exclusive Interview: Dr Gareth Stockman, Marine Power Systems

Marine Power Systems (MPS) is Wales’ leading home-grown wave energy technology developer of the patented and award winning WaveSub Wave Energy Converter (WEC). Dr Gareth Stockman, managing director of MPS, tells us more about the company and its future plans to provide marine (wave) energy as an affordable, secure and low impact renewable energy source to the[…]

MEP Seminar Highlights Welsh Rising Marine Energy Momentum

Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP) held its 7th annual industry seminar in Milford Haven during which the progress to date and future potential of marine energy sector in Wales was highlighted by the government officials and leading industry players. The event chaired by Martin Murphy, Managing Director of Tidal Energy Ltd, attracted over 170 delegates from[…]