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28 June 17 – PRESS RELEASE: New Renewable Energy Report Calls for Global Ambition of 10% Wave Energy by 2050

A new report outlining the potential for wave power to contribute to 10% of global electricity demand by 2050 has been published today by UK based wave technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS). Making Wave Power Work provides an analysis of the economic and environmental potential that wave power offers both the UK and the rest of the[…]

£324,000 Funding Boost to Allow Wave Energy Testing Off Pembrokeshire Coast

Marine energy development in Wales received a boost today (Thursday) with more than £300,000 funding announced for South Pembrokeshire Demonstration Zone – the largest wave energy seabed lease in the world. Speaking at today’s Marine Energy Wales conference in Swansea, Economy Secretary Ken Skates said £324,000 of EU and Welsh Government funding has been approved for a[…]

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[…]