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01 Nov 2019

Construction started on full-scale Triton-C

Oscilla Power recently started construction of the Triton-C wave energy converter and have now completed the preliminary build of the system hull. Seattle-based Snow & Company is the primary contractor for the construction of the Triton-C and work is being completed at their facility in Ballard. Detailed design for the Triton-C has been completed by […]

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27 Jun 2019

Oscilla Power Awarded Phase 1 SBIR from US DoE

Oscilla Power was recently awarded a $200,000 grant by the US Department of Energy to explore how compressed air energy storage can benefit wave energy converters. New opportunities for ocean wave energy adoption can be opened up if the inherent power variability associated with wave power generation can be mitigated through storage. Further, larger storage […]

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20 Apr 2019

Oscilla Power Featured in Fast Company

Oscilla Power was included in a World Changing ideas article in Fast Company, entitled: Could wave power be the next boom in renewable energy? Several devices that generate electricity from the movement of waves are about to begin large-scale testing in Hawaii. In a shipyard in Portland, Oregon, a massive new energy generating device is […]

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05 Oct 2017

Oscilla Power included in Paul Hawken’s Drawdown

Noted environmentalist Paul Hawken recently released Drawdown, a book that maps, measures, models, and describes the 100 most substantive solutions to global warming. Oscilla Power is listed as one of those solutions! Drawdown, as explained in the compendium, is that point in time when the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere begins to decline […]

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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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