Eco Wave Power finds local partner to deliver wave energy plant in Greece
Eco Wave Power has entered into an agreement with Rogan Associates for the design of its wave energy technology in the Port of Heraklion, on the Greek island of Crete.
According to the terms of the collaboration agreement between the parties, Rogan Associates will design the reinforcement of the existing Heraklion Port breakwater and plan the potential extension of the breakwater.
Eco Wave Power will perform a wave energy production analysis and forecast and will be responsible for the design of its pioneering wave energy technology for the breakwater at the Port of Heraklion.
Inna Braverman, founder and CEO of Eco Wave Power, said: “It was our absolute pleasure to host the representatives from Rogan Associates and Heraklion Port Authority at our EWP-EDF One wave energy power station at the Port of Jaffa, as a first step towards our exciting collaboration in Greece. This collaboration is an exciting and encouraging sign that Greece is ready to embrace the untapped potential of wave energy right on their coast.”
Christos Solomonidis, chairman of the board of directors and partner of Rogan Associates, said: “Our collaboration with Eco Wave Power further accelerates our strategy to expand our portfolio with innovative, renewable energy technologies.
“We are committed to applying disruptive marine-related technologies in the Greek market, and there is no better way to show that than collaborating with Eco Wave Power’s game-changing wave energy technology. Application of this technology to the Port of Heraklion, in the most innovative way possible, is the first step towards this direction.”
The work will be funded as part of a grant received by Rogan Associates and Heraklion Port Authority from the European Union Climate, Infrastructure, and Environment Executive Agency.
The grant and the agreement mark a long-term productive collaboration between Eco Wave Power and the different EU funding programs, as well as reinforces the company’s long-standing focus on the European market.
In the past, Eco Wave Power has co-funded its ‘historic‘ Gibraltar project with funding from the European Regional Development Fund and also received a grant from the Horizon2020 funding program. The company is also taking part in the Iliad consortium, which was awarded €17 million by the EU.
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