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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