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  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based developer of wave energy technology, welcomed Carl Sargeant AM, the Minister for Natural Resources in Wales, to its offices on Thursday, June 26. The Minister enjoyed a presentation and guided tour of the business, which showcased the potential of the WaveSub, a wave energy converter being developed and tested by the […]

  • 23 March 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing wave energy technology, presented an update of its developments at the 6th Annual Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP) Industry Seminar held on Thursday, March 19. MPS provided the audience an update of its plans to manufacture and deploy its quarter-scale WaveSub Wave Energy Converter this year […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology

    Swansea-based Marine Power Systems (MPS) has hit a £1.5 million crowdfunding target in just two weeks since its launch and is now over-funding. The campaign, set up at the London-based equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs, now has a goal of reaching £2 million. Specifically, these funds should support an initiative to generate energy from offshore winds […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Swansea-based Marine Power Systems (MPS) project to create and launch an underwater device capable of generating clean, affordable and reliable energy has been awarded more than £12 million of EU funding, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced. The WaveSub device is the invention of Swansea University graduates Dr Gareth Stockman and Dr Graham Foster, who founded […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has expanded its intellectual property (IP) to ensure its cutting edge innovations are protected around the world. The IP applies to Sea State Tuning, a revolutionary system that ensures that the WaveSub wave energy converter – […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Equipment

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company, has signed a contract with Hunger Hydraulic UK for the supply of hydraulic cylinders and seals for its WaveSub device. Hunger Hydraulic is providing MPS with hydraulic cylinders for the WaveSub’ power take off system. In addition, Hunger Hydraulic have the potential to provide MPS with cylinders for the […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has raised more than £1 million from a panel of local business angels and the Welsh Government. The company, co-founded by Swansea University graduates Dr Gareth Stockman and Dr Graham Foster in 2009, will use […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has raised more than £1 million from a panel of local business angels and the Welsh Government. The company, co-founded by Swansea University graduates Dr Gareth Stockman and Dr Graham Foster in 2009, will use […]

  • 20 July 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to harness wave energy, welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for an Innovation Fund, to strengthen the Emission Trading Scheme and support emerging renewable technologies. MPS is developing the WaveSub to provide renewable energy source through harnessing wave energy. Dr. Gareth Stockman said: “MPS […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Marine Power Systems, a Swansea-based developer of wave energy technology, has expanded its team by hiring Daniel Pérez Torres as a full-time design engineer. Torres is a mechanical engineer from Queen Mary University, London, specialised in computational methods. Subsequently he completed a Master of Science degree in marine renewable energy at Plymouth University. During his master’s degree, Torres approached […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has boosted its team by appointing an experienced Project Engineering Manager. Gareth Potter is a professional civil engineer and project manager with extensive experience in the planning, design, and construction of major engineering projects. Before […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based wave energy developer, has enlisted the services of ACS Testing, to provide the testing of sediment samples from the deployment site, to inform the final anchoring specification for the WaveSub. MPS is developing the WaveSub device, which is due for deployment in 2016. The WaveSub aims to provide a […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Research & Development, 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.

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has boosted its rapidly growing team by appointing an experienced Project Engineering Manager.  Gareth Potter is a professional civil engineer and project manager with extensive experience in the planning, design, and construction of major engineering […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Equipment

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company, has recently conducted scaled tank testing of its WaveSub device. The tank scale power-take-off systems have been developed in collaboration with the University of Bath. In addition to validating MPS’ computational simulations, the test programme has been supported by two Plymouth University post-graduate students as part of their MSc […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    UK wave technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has 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 kick off later this summer, the company informed. The […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    UK marine technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has launched its wave energy device the WaveSub onto open water, marking the start of a new phase of sea-based testing for the device. The 1:4 scale prototype of the WaveSub wave energy converter was launched in Milford Haven and has already completed the first steps […]

  • 17 July 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for an Innovation Fund, which aims to strengthen the Emission Trading Scheme and support emerging renewable technologies. The company said that its wave energy technology, the WaveSub, has huge potential to contribute to energy security targets across the EU (and globally) and will reduce reliance on […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has boosted its team with three new members of staff. Andrew Grabham joins as a design engineer/project manager bringing with him 14 years’ experience in project management roles. He previously worked for Aircraft Maintenance Support […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a wave power technology development company based in Wales, UK, said it will unveil its quarter-scale, prototype WaveSub wave energy generator, marking its move to a new, sea-based phase of its development. Designed to operate around 10 kilometers from shore, the WaveSub wave energy generator harnesses the continual orbital motion of […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Equipment

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company, has recently completed testing of its prototype pump, a key subsystem of the company’s WaveSub wave energy converter (WEC). The project has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, with MPS receiving a £2 million grant in October 2015. The pump was deployed […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) is set to unveil its quarter-scale prototype WaveSub wave energy generator, marking a move to a new, sea-based phase of its development. Designed to operate around 10km from shore, the WaveSub wave energy generator harnesses the continual orbital motion of waves under the surface of the sea. At full scale, each 100 meters […]