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20 Jun 2017

Washington Dept. of Commerce awards Oscilla Power $1 million for clean energy R&D

OLYMPIA, WA  – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced five projects awarded matching grants from the state’s Clean Energy Fund to advance research and development in clean power technologies. They include innovative wave energy technology, a hybrid aircraft, bioenergy and small-scale electric power generation. The grants total just over $2.3 million, matched by […]

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30 Aug 2016

Oscilla Power Awarded $5M DOE Grant

The DOE just announced that Oscilla Power has been selected to receive a $5.35M grant towards a 4 year long, $10.2M project that will culminate in the testing of a community-scale Triton system in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.    The Energy Department today announced 10 organizations selected to receive more than $20 million in funding for new research, development, […]

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19 Aug 2016

Oscilla Power Wins New DOE Award

Today, the Energy Department announced 43 small businesses will participate in the second round of the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot. With vouchers in hand, these businesses can better leverage the world-class capabilities of the department’s national laboratories and bring their next-generation clean energy technologies to the marketplace faster. “We need to accelerate the pace […]

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22 Jul 2016

Oscilla Power Completes Pre-testing and Ships Device to Carderock

Oscilla Power has just returned from a productive week of tank testing at University of Maine’s W2 basin. Testing of the 1:20 scale Triton WEC went smoothly and power results showed good agreement with our numerical model predictions. Design improvements implemented between the 1:50 and 1:20 models proved fruitful in significantly boosting WEC’s wideband power […]

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28 Dec 2015

US Energy Department Awards $10.5 Million; Oscilla Power Among Recepients

December 28, 2015. The Energy Department today announced six organizations selected to receive up to $10.5 million to support the design and operation of innovative marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) systems through survivability and reliability-related improvements. As part of its MHK technology research and development efforts, the Energy Department is working to harness the largely untapped […]

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07 Nov 2015

Waving good buy?

A hitherto-obscure piece of physics may be the secret to ocean power generation Nov 7th 2015 | SEATTLE From the Economist print edition The idea of extracting energy from ocean waves and turning it into electricity is an alluring one. The first serious attempt to do so dates back to 1974, when Stephen Salter of […]

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04 Aug 2015

Oscilla Power secures £500k contract from Wave Energy Scotland

Funding aims to bolster development of innovative power take off systems for wave energy devices SEATTLE, Washington, August 4, 2015 — On July 31st, Oscilla Power was awarded a contract valued at approximately $775k by Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a part of the Scottish Government’s Highlands and Islands Enterprise economic development agency.  Formed in late 2014, […]

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