Read here about WavEC’s latest activities.
PivotBuoy Showcases Successful Offshore Wind Energy Generation System
On March 14th, 2023, high-level professionals from the offshore wind industry gathered at PLOCAN onshore facilities for the PivotBuoy Workshop Event. This event marked the closing of the PivotBuoy Project.
SafeWave project presented at the I Underwater Noise Management Summit
Juan Bald, the project coordinator, talked about the challenges and lessons learned from the project.
Videos of wind prototypes at the PLOCAN test site - BLUEGIFT Project
BLUEGIFT is a €2.5M European Regional Development Fund project that aims to help Atlantic Area companies test the next generation of Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) technology in real sea environments and prove power can be economically generated from the ocean.
António Sarmento wins Mar Sustentável's "Personality" prize
The Mar Sustentável initiative aims to promote and give visibility to the Economy of the Sea.
WavEC and the METCentre signed a MoU
WavEC and the Marine Energy Test Centre have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on offshore wind development.
Diogo Batalha Lopes: PhD Thesis On the Modelling of Oscillating Foils for Wave Propulsion - The present work investigates theoretical and CFD numerical methods to model a non-conventional marine vessel propulsion concept involving oscillating hydrofoils.[download]