Photo: Artist’s impression of Carnegie’s new wave powered product incorporated onto a feeding barge used by the aquaculture industry (Courtesy of Carnegie Clean Energy)

Carnegie unveils CETO spin-off

Carnegie Clean Energy has presented its concept for a new wave power product capable of powering feeding barges for the aquaculture sector.

Artist’s impression of Carnegie’s CETO spin-off wave powered product incorporated onto a feeding barge used by the aquaculture industry (Courtesy of Carnegie Clean Energy)
Artist’s impression of Carnegie’s new wave powered product incorporated onto a feeding barge used by the aquaculture industry (Courtesy of Carnegie Clean Energy)

The new product concept is a spin-off from the company’s CETO wave energy device that incorporates aspects of its technology and know-how, according to Carnegie.

The first market for this product may be aquaculture barges and vessels that require energy for offshore operations, the company said.

As the aquaculture sector moves further offshore into highly energetic conditions, Carnegie’s new wave power product could address the challenge of securing clean and reliable energy and replace the diesel generation otherwise required.

According to Carnegie, adapting the CETO power take-off (PTO) and control systems to create this new product will expand the market for the company’s CETO intellectual property and will also provide further component innovation and testing that would feedback into the CETO technology, supporting accelerated development and improved performance.

Carnegie’s long-term vision for its novel wave-powered product includes integration of other complementary power solutions such as batteries and/or hydrogen to support the growth of a diverse sustainable blue economy globally.

The system could provide power for a variety of energy loads offshore, with potential in aquaculture, environmental monitoring, defence surveillance and beyond, according to Carnegie.