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  • 11 January 2016
    Environment, Research & Development

    The FaBTest marine energy testing site off Falmouth Bay, Cornwall, has seen record-breaking waves brought to the site location by the New Year storms. FaBTest measured waves 9.3 metres high as Storm Frank passed over the site location, surpassing the previous largest wave in the bay which was seen on Valentine’s Day 2014 and measured […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) has completed pre-deployment testing of WaveSub’s PowerBuoy ahead of deployment at FaBTest.

  • 30 May 2011

      A&P Group are supporting a forthcoming event and presenting on “Making the most of the opportunity – turning MRE potential into commercial reality” to the expected audience of 100 invitees. The Peninsula research Institute of Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) and the Falmouth Bay Test (FaB Test) partnership will be hosting a joint launch of […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      A&P Group are supporting a forthcoming event and presenting on “Making the most of the opportunity – turning MRE potential into commercial reality” to the expected audience of 100 invitees. The Peninsula research Institute of Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) and the Falmouth Bay Test (FaB Test) partnership will be hosting a joint launch of […]

  • 30 May 2011

      A&P Group are supporting a forthcoming event and presenting on “Making the most of the opportunity – turning MRE potential into commercial reality” to the expected audience of 100 invitees. The Peninsula research Institute of Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) and the Falmouth Bay Test (FaB Test) partnership will be hosting a joint launch of […]

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

    A wave energy converter prototype, Volta, designed by UK-based Polygen, has begun testing at the wave energy test site, FaBTest, in Falmouth Bay. The wave energy device, built almost entirely from high-density polyethylene (HDPE), will continue tests over the coming year in the waters off Falmouth. Volta is the second device to be deployed at […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Swansea-based wave energy developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) has concluded tow testing of the WaveSub wave energy device in the Milford Haven Waterway.

  • 11 April 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners have renewed a lease with The Crown Estate to continue using an area of Falmouth Bay for testing of new marine renewable energy technology.

  • 21 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    PolyGen, a UK-based wave energy developer, has deployed a full-scale Volta wave energy device off Falmouth, Cornwall. Volta wave energy device is built almost entirely from high-density polyethylene (HDPE). The device will continue tests at the wave energy test site FaBTest, located in Falmouth Bay, over the coming year. Rob Eavis, Business Development Manager at PolyGen, said: “The occasional extreme […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Fred. Olsen’s wave energy converter “Lifesaver” has left the AP’s shipyard in Falmouth for further deployment and electrical generation off the Pacific island of O’ahu, Hawaii. The main sections of the device were manufactured, painted, assembled and deployed from A&P’s shipyard in Falmouth nearly three years ago and the device has since undergone testing at […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    UK wave technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has installed its quarter-scale WaveSub prototype at FaBTest marine test center, located off the coast of Cornwall.

  • 2 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) said it has 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, MPS said that the test results have proven the functionality of the 1:4 scale device across a range of sea […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Authorities & Government

    George Eustice, Minister of State for Farming, Food and the Marine Environment, has visited the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus to find out more about the University’s world-class research in marine energy and aqua culture. The Minister received an update from the Offshore Renewables Group, who manage the FaBTest site in conjunction with Falmouth Harbour […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Equipment

    Fred Olsen’s wave energy converter, “Lifesaver”, has left the A&P Falmouth shipyard for further deployment and electrical generation off the Pacific island of O’ahu, Hawaii. The main sections of the device were manufactured, painted, assembled and deployed from A&P’s shipyard in Falmouth nearly three years ago and the device has since undergone successful rigorous testing at […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    PolyGen, a UK-based wave energy developer, has recently installed a full-scale Volta wave energy device at FaBTest, off Falmouth. According to PolyGen, it is the the first wave energy converter to be built almost entirely from high-density polyethylene. The full-scale device floats on the surface of the water and utilises multiple flaps to absorb wave […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The award-winning, pre-consented, 2.8km2 marine renewable energy test site, FaBTest, located within Falmouth Bay, Cornwall, has experienced the largest waves since recording begun in 2012. During January and February 2014 alone, the wave buoy maintained by the University of Exeter regularly measured waves in excess of five metres (16 feet) over eight separate storms. The […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) is recruiting for an Engineer who would support the development of its wave energy device WaveSub.

  • 6 January 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Fred Olsen’s wave energy converter, “Lifesaver”, has left A&P Falmouth Limited shipyard for further deployment and electrical generation off the Pacific island of O’ahu, Hawaii. The main sections of the device were manufactured, painted, assembled and deployed from A&P’s shipyard in Falmouth nearly three years ago and the device has since undergone successful rigorous testing […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) has completed the assembly and commissioning of its PowerBuoy, a grid simulator designed to operate alongside its quarter scale prototype WaveSub wave energy converter. The PowerBuoy will enable MPS to analyse the WaveSub’s energy generational capacity across a broad range of sea states. Located at marine test site FaBTest in Cornwall, the assembly […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) has launched its WaveSub wave energy device onto open water for the initial sea-based testing in Milford Haven.

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) is looking to expand its team with two new openings for engineering positions that will support the development of its WaveSub wave energy device.