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  • 5 April 2020
    Research & Development

    To inspire transforming saltwater into drinking water using wave energy to power the process, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) launched the Waves to Water Prize in June 2019. This four-stage competition offers intrepid competitors up to $2.5 million in cash prizes to demonstrate small, modular, cost-competitive desalination systems that […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Environment, Research & Development

    To inspire transforming saltwater into drinking water using wave energy to power the process, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) launched the Waves to Water Prize in June 2019. This four-stage competition offers intrepid competitors up to $2.5 million in cash prizes to demonstrate small, modular, cost-competitive desalination systems that […]

  • 27 June 2020
    Environment, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology, Vision

    Water is one of the most important resources for human health, economic growth, and agricultural productivity. Many people worldwide lack access to clean water, with more than one billion people without safe water to drink. To help fill that gap innovators have stepped up to demonstrate cost-competitive desalination systems that use the power of ocean […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology, Vision

    The US Department of Energy announced the winners of the second stage (DESIGN) of the Waves to Water Prize. Waves to Water launched in February 2019 by assistant secretary Daniel R Simmons. It calls on US innovators to deliver wave energy-powered desalination systems to remote coastal and island communities. The winners of the DESIGN stage […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Research & Development

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced Waves to Water Prize competition to spur innovation in wave energy-powered desalination systems. The Waves to Water Prize will draw upon U.S. innovators to accelerate technology development through a series of contests to demonstrate small, modular, cost-competitive desalination systems that use the power of the ocean to […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has announced the 20 winners for the Concept Stage of the Waves to Water Prize competition. This is the first prize administered as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Security Grand Challenge. This announcement marks the opening of the Design Stage of the prize. Part of the […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) officially opened the first stage of the Waves to Water Prize, which seeks to accelerate the development of wave energy powered desalination systems and launch novel technologies to address critical water security challenges. The prize is divided into four stages, and the first concept stage is now open for […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The International Wave and Tidal Energy Research Sites (WaTERS) network has held its fourth meeting in Canary Islands to discuss common challenges and collaborative opportunities.

  • 23 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    SEWEC, one of the finalist teams of Wave Energy Prize challenge, has started the assembly process of its 1:20 scale wave energy device.

  • 28 May 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Wave Power Station will be presented at ‘Our Ocean Challenge’ demo day, a part of ‘Aerospace meets Maritime’ event in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. Ocean Wave Power Station (OWPS) consists of two large vessels that support a framework with floating standard 45 foot (13.72 m) container-sized pontoons. Continuous swell waves move the pontoons that activate wing […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Technology

    A team of students from Cranfield University, calling themselves the Wave Whisperers, has won the inaugural Bombora Wave Power Challenge Cup, sponsored by Welsh Government. The inaugural ‘Bombora Wave Power Challenge’ gathered forty dynamic students from across the UK to battle it out in an intensive technical engineering and water sporting event. The students were […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Business & Finance

      The Grand Challenge phase of the Scottish Government’s Saltire Prize officially began today, with a launch event in Orkney hosted by Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The Saltire Prize is a £10 million marine energy challenge, which will be won by the team that achieves the greatest volume of electrical output in Scottish waters […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Waves4Power, a Sweden-based wave energy developer, is currently installing its WaveEL wave energy buoy at Runde test site off Norway. WaveEL buoy, together with its anchors, has already been deployed at Runde test site, with the connection hub and cables expected to be installed this evening, Waves4Power confirmed to Tidal Enegy Today. Ulf Lindelöf, CEO […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Bombora Wave Power has announced the inaugural Bombora Technical Challenge weekend where it is inviting groups to put themselves forward for an intensive technical engineering and water sporting challenge. The event will be held at the Llanion Cove, Outdoor Adventure Centre in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park, over the weekend of 7th […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    US Department of Energy has released a video update on the final wave energy testing for its Wave Energy Prize challenge.

  • 6 August 2014
    Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    A new concept conceived by twelve selected students in the DNV GL Summer Project makes a case for wave-powered desalination to help address global water scarcity challenges. Developed over the past two months by twelve cross-disciplinary fourth-year students, the concept, dubbed Ocean Oasis, is an environmentally friendly off-grid system. It comprises of a wave energy […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The Scottish Government has released presentation slides and questions and answers from information event about Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund, held in March this year. In February this year, Scotland relaunched the Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund to help commercial deployment of tidal projects. The £10-million fund will target support to achieving commercial deployment of […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    A new concept conceived by twelve selected students in the DNV GL Summer Project makes a case for wave-powered desalination to help address global water scarcity challenges. Developed over the past two months by twelve cross-disciplinary fourth-year students, the concept, dubbed Ocean Oasis, is an environmentally friendly off-grid system. It comprises of a wave energy […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Eco Wave Power’s founder Inna Braverman has been selected as the winner of the Women4Climate Tech Challenge, organized by C40 Cities in Paris. The Women4Climate Tech Challenge is an international contest open to women designing an innovative, climate-focused tech solutions. Ten solutions of women from all over the world have made it to the finals, which took […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Two tidal energy and two wave power developers have entered into the race for Scotland’s £10 million Saltire Prize as the competition’s Grand Challenge phase begins. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed senior representatives of the four teams to a Grand Challenge launch event in Orkney, where MeyGen was unveiled as the fourth Saltire Prize […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    American company Resolute Marine Energy has made it to the shortlist of 25 sustainability start-ups running for the prize of €500,000 as part of the annual competition organized by the Dutch Postcode Lottery.

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Wave energy technology developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) is expanding into the floating offshore wind sector with two new devices said to offer a solution to wind energy generation challenges in deep waters. The UK company stated that R&D of its wave energy device WaveSub brought to the development of the DualSub device, which captures […]