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  • 14 July 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Seatricity’s wave energy device Oceanus 2 is currently under tests at the Beaufort Wave basin, Ireland. The image shows a 3D-printed model of the Oceanus 2 device used for testing. The testing of the device is taking place from July 13-18, 2015. The aims of the trial include optimisation options for predicted device outputs used to […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Oceanus 2 device is back at A&P Falmouth, Seatricity’s manufacturing partner, for a winter refit in preparation for redeployment to Wave Hub test site. Oceanus 2 wave energy device has been tested at Wave Hub, which enabled Seatricity to test the installation methodology along with the communication, telemetry and emergency tracking systems. With Oceanus 2 […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave energy company Seatricity is considering the future of its testing program at Cornwall’s Wave Hub which has stalled due to delays with an ERDF grant that was supposed to support this year’s Oceanus 2 trials.

  • 2 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Following the winter refit process, Seatricity’s Oceanus 2 wave energy device will be returned to Wave Hub, a test site that is located off South-West England. According to Seatricity, the device’s hydraulic pump that was under component analysis will be reassembled at the Cylinder Service Center and returned to Falmouth. The pump will be re-installed […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Seatricity Scotland has conducted an analysis of the works required to decommission its legacy infrastructure at the EMEC site if a new project does not materialize due to lack of investment or other factors.

  • 17 February 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    A&P Falmouth informed that the work on Seatricity’s wave energy device will start this week. At the beginning of this month, Seatricity contracted A&P to build a wave energy device Oceanus 2, which will be deployed at Wave Hub. Oceanus 2 will be built in the fabrications workshops, assembled on the quayside and deployed from […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The wave energy device at Wave Hub is due to be towed 10 miles off Hayle, BBC reports. It could take around 12 more months of testing prior to electricity production. The Cornwall’s Wave Hub was installed in 2010, and the Seatricity plans to connect it with 60 devices in order to produce power. Seatricity’s […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Seatricity will redeploy its Oceanus 2 Wave Energy Convertor at Wave Hub following the winter refit. Over the next few days, a patented hydraulic pump which was stripped down over the winter for component analysis, will be reassembled at The Cylinder Service Center Ltd of Washington, Tyne & Wear, and is expected to return to […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Seatricity has repaired the damage on the moorings on the Oceanus 2 system, and is continuing with the device trials at Wave Hub.

  • 2 July 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Seatricity Ltd, a Cornwall-based wave energy company, will spend the week of 13th-18th July tank-testing its Oceanus 2 device in the Beaufort Wave basin at the Hydraulics and Marine Research Centre of the University College Cork, Ireland. Aims of the trial will include analysis of further optimisation options affecting predicted device outputs for use as […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Seatricity, a Cornwall-based wave energy developer, has completed the Oceanus technology testing at Beaufort Wave Basin of the Marine Research Center at the University of Cork, Ireland. The trial was conducted from July 13 to 17, 2015, during which a number of load cases were tested including float motions, mooring loads and power output. A […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Seatricity Ltd, a Cornwall-based wave energy company, will spend the week of 13th-18th July tank-testing its Oceanus 2 device in the Beaufort Wave basin at the Hydraulics and Marine Research Centre of the University College Cork, Ireland. Aims of the trial will include analysis of further optimisation options affecting predicted device outputs for use as […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Seatricity, a Falmouth-based wave energy developer, has released a video showing the recent installation of its wave energy device Oceanus 2 at Wave Hub.

  • 20 June 2014
    Storage

    Cornwall-based company, Seatricity, expects to see its energy device connected at Wave Hub this weekend, according to BBC News. The company is developing Oceanus device that harnesses the power of waves. This device comprises aluminium float that travels up and down with the waves thus operating a pump to pressurise seawater. The seawater is then […]

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

    Falmouth-based wave energy developer, Seatricity, is waiting for suitable weather conditions to redeploy Oceanus 2 wave energy converter off Cornwall, following the completion of the refitting operations on the device.

  • 20 June 2014
    Storage

    Cornwall-based company, Seatricity, expects to see its energy device connected at Wave Hub this weekend, according to BBC News. The company is developing Oceanus device that harnesses the power of waves. This device comprises aluminium float that travels up and down with the waves thus operating a pump to pressurise seawater. The seawater is then […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Seatricity has informed that the winter refit of its Oceanus 2 wave energy convertor is nearing completion. Over the next few days, Seatricity’s patented hydraulic pump, which was stripped down over the winter for component analysis, will be reassembled at The Cylinder Service Center Ltd of Washington, Tyne & Wear, and is expected to return to Falmouth […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Seatricity, a Falmouth-based wave energy developer, has been shortlisted as one of the finalists for the Shell Springboard 2016 awards. The developer of the Oceanus wave energy device is in the run for Shell’s 2016 funding award of up to £150,000. Shell Springboard provides funding to UK’s small and medium-sized enterprises with innovative, commercially viable […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Seatricity Ltd, a Cornwall-based wave energy company, will spend the week of 13th-18th July tank-testing its Oceanus 2 device in the Beaufort Wave basin at the Hydraulics and Marine Research Centre of the University College Cork, Ireland. Aims of the trial will include analysis of further optimisation options affecting predicted device outputs for use as […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    UK based Seatricity plans to deploy its second generation device at Wave Hub next year before building out to a full scale grid-connected array in 2015. Seatricity managing director Peter Mitchell said: “Our first generation Oceanus 1 device has undergone extensive and successful sea trials in Scotland and we are ready to make the next […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    A&P Falmouth has been awarded a landmark contract by leading wave energy firm Seatricity to build a wave energy device to be deployed at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility. The company, which has a growing reputation in the marine renewable energy sector, will manufacture, fabricate and assemble the wave energy converting device, […]

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

    Seatricity has informed that the Oceanus 2 wave energy device trial is going well as the device has demonstrated its capacity to self-start without the need for priming.