Press Release

Marine Power Systems awarded £4.3m to accelerate combined wind & wave power technology

by MPS • November 25, 2019

Marine renewables technology developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) has been awarded £4.3 million by the European Regional Development Fund to accelerate the development of a floating offshore wind and wave technology that could transform the opportunities for energy generation in deep water locations. The EDRF funding, which is part of a £6.2million project under the […]

MPS secures £12.8m EU Funds for Wave Power Project

by MPS • September 12, 2019

More than £12m of EU funds will be invested in the next stage of a major initiative to generate clean energy from ocean waves, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today. The funding will support the next stage of Swansea-based Marine Power Systems’ project to create and launch an underwater device that can provide clean, affordable […]

Marine Power Systems completes testing and sea trials of WaveSub device

by MPS • September 2, 2019

UK marine energy technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has successfully concluded a programme of sea testing for its prototype wave energy generator, WaveSub. Taking place in Cornwall at the marine test site FaBTest over the last 12 months, the test results prove the functionality of the 1:4 scale device across a range 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 […]

WaveSub links with grid-simulation buoy

by MPS • May 2, 2018

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has completed pre-deployment testing of WaveSub’s PowerBuoy ahead of deployment at FaBTest. The PowerBuoy, designed and manufactured by MJR Power & Automation, was last week positioned dockside and coupled to the WaveSub for testing. The try-outs were supported by Severn Subsea Technologies and MJR Power & Automation who have both been […]

FORESEA supports 6 technology developers to deploy at SmartBay Test Site

by MPS • January 31, 2018

The EU-funded FORESEA programme has approved funding for six developers of offshore renewable energy technologies to deploy technologies at the SmartBay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site. The announcement marks a new phase in ocean energy development in Ireland, with more technologies than ever planning to hit the water in the coming 2 years. FORESEA […]

Video: WaveSub sails across the sea

by MPS • January 30, 2018

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has released a video which shows lift and tow tests on its recently launched WaveSub wave energy device in Milford Haven. The quarter-scale WaveSub prototype set sail for the initial sea-based trials in Milford Haven last week. The device has been designed to harness energy from the continual orbital motion of […]