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MPS joins DNV in transatlantic floating offshore wind research project

by MPS • July 8, 2021

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 […]

MPS launch crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube

by MPS • May 27, 2021

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 […]

MPS set sights on pre-commercial multi-Megawatt array at EMEC, Orkney

by MPS • May 18, 2021

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 […]

MPS to deploy commercial megawatt scale device at BiMEP, Spain

by MPS • May 11, 2021

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 […]

MPS appoints Commercial Director

by MPS • April 26, 2021

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 […]

MPS adds new board member

by MPS • November 2, 2020

Welsh-based marine energy company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has expanded its board with the appointment of Andrew Diplock as non-executive director.  Andrew Diplock has a successful career track record working across various technical, project management, commercial and leadership roles in corporates and start-up companies. A qualified chartered electrical engineer, Diplock has over 25 years of […]

Marine Power Systems expands board with two new appointments

by MPS • August 20, 2019

UK marine technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) will today confirm the appointment of two new members to its board; Sue Barr and Tom Kahan. Sue Barr’s extensive experience in offshore wind, wave and tidal industries will be a huge asset to the Swansea based marine tech company as it moves into a new […]

Marine Power Systems expand tech offering to Offshore Wind Sector

by MPS • April 4, 2019

Swansea-based wave energy tech company unveil plan to diversify into booming offshore wind sector. Two new devices seek to provide solutions to energy generation challenges in deep-sea locations. Wave energy technology developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) will today reveal its plans for expansion into the floating offshore wind sector with two devices that offer a […]

WaveSub successfully installed at FaBTest

by MPS • July 2, 2018

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has successfully installed its prototype WaveSub wave energy converter at marine test centre FaBTest, marking the start of a new phase of sea-based testing. The WaveSub will now run through the final stages of on-site commissioning before energy generation tests kicks off later this summer. The arrival of the WaveSub at […]

MPS commissions PowerBuoy ahead of WaveSub installation at FaBTest

by MPS • June 1, 2018

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has successfully completed the assembly and commissioning of its PowerBuoy, a grid simulator device designed to operate alongside its quarter scale prototype WaveSub wave energy converter. The assembly and commissioning of the PowerBuoy, which took place in Falmouth, Cornwall, will enable MPS to move forwards with its testing of the WaveSub […]

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