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Marine Energy Test Area Public Exhibition – Second Round

Marine Energy Wales is developing a Marine Energy Test Area (META) project in and around the Milford Haven Waterway. Sites for testing wave and tidal devices, along with other marine energy equipment, are proposed near Pembroke Port, Warrior Way, Dale and north of...

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Wave energy demonstrator ready to swing into action

Mainstay Marine Solutions, specialist marine engineers in South West Wales, has completed the fabrication and assembly of the 48te Wave Energy device for Australian company AMOG Consulting. The device was deployed from Pembroke Dock 8:00am Friday 2nd August and...

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Marine Power Systems Expands Board with Two New Appointments

  UK marine technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has confirmed the appointment of two new members to its board; Sue Barr and Tom Kahan. Sue Barr’s extensive experience in offshore wind, wave and tidal industries will be a huge asset to the Swansea...

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Minesto completes DG500 test site infrastructure installations

Minesto has completed the test site infrastructure installations at the Holyhead Deep site off North Wales. After installing the upgraded infrastructure, the company has resumed testing of its commercial-scale DG500 kite system.  After a period of maintenance and...

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Bombora team up with the Development Bank of Wales

Innovative wave energy technology developer Bombora has secured a seven figure working capital facility with the Development Bank of Wales in a move that will help secure the company’s future in Wales. Last year the company was awarded a £10.3m grant from the European...

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SELKIE Project Manager Role

The University College Cork (UCC) are seeking an enthusiastic Research Support Officer with experience of the INTERREG programme to work on the Selkie Project which is funded under INTERREG Wales-Ireland programme. Selkie is a 3.5-year project that will commence in...

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FAUN Trackway seek two new staff

  FAUN Trackway Limited is an engineering and manufacturing firm that works across an array of industries. They are currently seeking two new people to join their team in Llangefni, North Wales. Marketing Coordinator They are searching for a Marketing Coordinator...

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Marine Power Systems seek Design & Development Engineer

Marine Power Systems is seeking a Design & Development Engineer with expertise in computational simulation of WEC devices to join its team and help achieve the company’s vision of clean, affordable, reliable renewable marine energy. With its portfolio of devices...

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Welsh European Funding Office visit to Bombora

  On Monday 1st July the Directors of Bombora Wave Power welcomed Sue Price, Head of Programme Management Division, Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) to Bombora’s Pembroke Dock offices to review the latest progress on the 1.5MW mWave™ trial being conducted at...

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Marine Power Systems seek Financial Controller

Marine Power Systems is seeking a Financial Controller to join its team and help achieve the company’s vision of clean, affordable, reliable renewable marine energy. With its portfolio of devices that include wave energy, floating wind, and combined wind and wave...

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Marine Power Systems is recruiting

Marine Power Systems is seeking a Design & Development Engineer to join its team and help achieve the company’s vision of clean, affordable, reliable renewable marine energy. With its portfolio of devices that include wave energy, floating wind, and combined wind...

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Bombora seek Test Engineers

Bombora is an award-winning ocean energy company from Western Australia , now with headquarters in Pembrokeshire, Wales. They are seeking a Test Engineer and a Senior Test Engineer to join the team in Pembroke Dock. The successful candidates will be responsible for...

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Wave Whisperers Win Inaugural ‘Bombora Wave Power Challenge’

A team of four students from Cranfield University, calling themselves the Wave Whisperers, defeated eight other teams to win the prestigious ‘Bombora Wave Power Challenge’ cup, sponsored by Welsh Government. The inaugural ‘Bombora Wave Power Challenge’ gathered forty...

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Join our team

Marine Energy Wales is a project developed and managed by Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum (PCF). PCF is a multi-award-winning social enterprise based in Pembrokeshire. As a Community Interest Company, we inspire, collaborate and deliver solutions for sustainable coastal...

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Marine energy rides the tide in Wales

  Marine Energy Wales welcomes the recent announcements from Minesto, Morlais and ORE Catapult as positive indicators of the growing Welsh industry. Last week saw important news releases from three major companies in the marine renewable energy sector, all of...

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Big Moon rises on Anglesey tidal energy project

A Canadian firm is the latest to come on board with Anglesey’s tidal energy project, as directors sign a brand-new agreement during the Egni 2019 marine energy conference at M-SParc in Gaerwen this week.The deal comes following several visits by Nova Scotia based, Big...

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ORE Catapult seek 6 new staff in Wales

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) is one of a number of Catapults set up by Innovate UK to accelerate the deployment of innovative technology in the UK. With primary locations in Glasgow and Blyth, and regionally facilities in Hull, Levenmouth,...

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MPs Unite to Support Marine Energy

91 Members of Parliament from all the main parties have signed a letter to the Energy Minister Claire Perry, urging her to put measures in place to ensure that the UK capitalises on its role as a world leader in wave and tidal energy. The letter was written by the...

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Bombora seek Senior Electrical Engineer

Bombora is an award-winning ocean energy company from Western Australia , now with headquarters in Pembrokeshire, Wales. They are seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join the team in Pembroke Dock. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and...

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Enzen selects Bombora for Lanzarote Wave Energy Farm

Wave energy specialist Bombora Wave Power today announced it has been selected by Enzen to supply a grid connected wave farm to be located in the Atlantic Ocean on the north side of Lanzarote, the fourth largest of the Spanish Canary Islands, off the coast of northern...

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Job Opportunities with Minesto

Minesto is a world-leading marine energy technology developer with the mission to minimise the global carbon footprint of the energy industry by enabling commercial clean electricity generation from tidal streams and ocean currents. Minesto’s award-winning and...

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Job Vacancies with Bombora Wavepower

Bombora is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer with experience of innovative marine energy projects. They will be based out of Bombora’s Pembroke Dock offices and will be responsible for the design and delivery of the electrical elements of the first mWave device....

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Job Vacancy with Bombora Wavepower

Bombora is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Marketing and Communications Manager to join its team to manage the promotion and marketing of the company and its partners. The position will be based out of Bombora’s Pembroke Dock offices however remote working...

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Future of tidal and wave power set out in landmark report

The potential of the UK’s world-leading tidal and wave power sectors is laid out in a new report, launched today (March 19). The technology’s successes to date – including the world’s first grid-connected tidal array – are outlined in the document, which has been...

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Mainstay Marine to build new wave energy device

Mainstay Marine Solutions, workboat builders and marine engineers in South West Wales, has been awarded a contract from AMOG Consulting Ltd for the construction of their Wave Energy Converter (WEC) technology demonstrator device. Simple in design, the WEC is tuned to...

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Minesto Explores Options in Eastern Caribbean

Marine energy developer Minesto has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda. Through a feasibility study, facilitated by the United Nations Office for Project Services, the parties will explore the possibilities of supplying the...

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Leask Marine seek engineers

Job title: Civil EngineerLocation: Pembroke Dock Office Base: working in wider United Kingdom / England / Scotland / Northern IrelandSalary: NegotiableJob Type: Part Time with potential to becoming Full-Time Leask Marine are seeking civil engineers at all levels to...

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Marine Energy Wales 2019 Conference – Tickets available now

Tickets are on sale now for Wales’ only conference dedicated to marine renewable energy.  The 2019 conference will be the 10th Annual Event hosted by the Marine Energy Wales team (formerly Marine Energy Pembrokeshire) and will be a showcase of Welsh industry,...

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Bombora seek Project Manager

Bombora is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Project Manager to join its European team to manage the planning, budgeting and delivery of Bombora’s first commercial mWave projects. The position will be based out of Bombora’s Pembroke Dock offices. Remote working...

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SEACAMS2 Stakeholder Workshop

"Perspectives, Plans and Projects" January 29th, Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel A SEACAMS2 Stakeholder Workshop is taking place on 29th January 2019 in Cardiff with the aim of informing businesses and other stakeholders on recent progress in SEACAMS2 and to...

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Leask Marine seek Project Manager

Leask Marine are searching for an experienced project manager to join their rapidly expanding business in Wales. The successful candidate will work and integrate with all teams within Leask Marine and support the Commercial & Operations Managers in the design,...

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Bombora seek Assistant Accountant

Bombora is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and technically competent Assistant Accountant, to support the Finance Manager in the delivery of a high quality finance service for Bombora and its stakeholders.The role will be based out of Bombora's Pembroke Dock...

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Morlais seek Admin Officer

Morlais are seeking an experienced Administration Officer to be Responsible for providing administrative and clerical support services to the Morlais team and board members. Job title:  Morlais Administrative Officer  Location: Llangefni Reports To: Morlais Project...

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Bombora seek Structural Engineer

Bombora is seeking a Structural Engineer with experience of steel fabrication and innovative marine energy projects. They will be based out of Bombora’s recently established Pembroke Dock offices and will be responsible for the design and delivery of steel structural...

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Marine Energy Test Area Public Exhibitions 2018

Marine Energy Wales is developing a Marine Energy Test Area (META) project in and around the Milford Haven Waterway. Sites for testing wave and tidal devices, along with other marine energy equipment, are proposed near Pembroke Port, Warrior Way, Dale and north of...

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Marine Energy Wales submits scoping report for test site

Marine Energy Wales has submitted an environmental scoping report to Natural Resources Wales and relevant stakeholders, asking for their scoping opinion for the development of the Marine Energy Test Area (META) project in and around the Milford Haven Waterway. META...

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Minesto completes offshore test programme

Marine energy developer Minesto has completed the offshore commissioning and test programme of its EU-funded tidal energy project offshore Holyhead, North Wales, which aims to demonstrate the company’s first utility-scale system of its pioneering subsea kite...

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Welsh Finance Secretary attends Ocean Energy Europe Conference

  Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford attended Ocean Energy Europe conference this week, and set out Wales’ ambition to become a leading country in the development of marine energy. He delivered the keynote speech at the conference in Edinburgh and became the first...

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Companies have chance to help deliver Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Major companies have the opportunity to help deliver the proposed tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay. A taskforce set up by Swansea Bay City Region has spent the past three months re-evaluating the project and looking at alternative options for delivery. It has concluded the...

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Bombora Wavepower is recruiting

  Founded in 2012, Bombora is an award-winning ocean energy company with origins in Perth, Western Australia, now based in Pembroke Dock, Wales. Bombora was recently awarded £10.3 million of EU funding to design and test their fully-submerged membrane-style wave...

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Bombora appoints Greenbackers for Capital Raising

  Bombora Wave Power is pleased to advise the appointment of Greenbackers Investment Capital to manage a new round of financing for the commercialisation of its globally patented wave energy converter, the mWave™. Welsh based, multi-award-winning ocean energy...

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Marine Energy Wales awards legal contract to Burges Salmon

Marine Energy Wales has appointed leading UK law firm Burges Salmon LLP to provide legal services for the Marine Energy Test Area (META) project in the Milford Haven Waterway. Burges Salmon will support the Marine Energy Wales team on a range of legal matters such as...

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Mersey Tidal Power seek Project Director

The Mersey Tidal programme is a key priority for the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) and its Metro Mayor as it has the potential to provide enough electricity to power every home and business in the city region and the surrounding area. The project...

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Marine Energy Wales awards EIA contract to RPS

Marine Energy Wales has appointed RPS to provide environmental support for the Marine Energy Test Area (META) project in the Milford Haven Waterway. META will see the creation of a series of pre-consented, non-grid connected areas suitable for a range of component,...

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BEIS’ Statement on Tidal Lagoons Was Designed to Mislead

  Tidal Lagoon Power has today published an audit of the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy’s statement on tidal lagoons, delivered to Parliament on June 25th alongside the Department’s six page value-for-money assessment for Swansea Bay...

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Funding Ocean Energy: new study released by European Commission

Europe is spearheading the world's ocean energy technology, and has today a strong pipeline of projects for a total capacity of 1 GW. But it did not accomplish this overnight. According to a recent Commission study, the continent has been spending €3 billion on ocean...

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Minesto initiates DG500 commissioning program

  Marine energy developer Minesto has initiated the commissioning program of its first tidal energy project in commercial scale in North West Wales, with initial sea trials of the company’s DG500 tidal energy converter taking place in Holyhead harbour and the...

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WaveSub successfully installed at FaBTest

UK wave technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has successfully installed its prototype WaveSub wave energy converter at marine test centre FaBTest, marking the start of a new phase of sea-based testing. The WaveSub will now run through the final...

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MONITOR to improve tidal energy blade reliability

A new Interreg Atlantic Area project focused on investigating the forces acting on blades and structures of tidal energy converters (TECs) and their impact on reliability will be officially launched at the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) in June 2018....

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Minesto completes first Holyhead Deep installation phase

  Minesto has completed the first offshore installation phase of the project aimed at demonstrating Minesto’s marine energy technology Deep Green in utility scale. The gravity-based structure, including the bottom joint system that moors Minesto’s DG500 power...

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Further Opportunities to join Bombora

Company Overview Founded in 2012, Bombora is an award-winning ocean energy company from Western Australia and has recently established headquarters in Pembrokeshire, Wales.  Our innovative mWave converters are designed to deliver environmentally friendly, large scale...

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Opportunity to join Bombora’s Team

Company Overview Founded in 2012, Bombora is an award-winning ocean energy company from Western Australia and has recently established headquarters in Pembrokeshire, Wales.  Our innovative mWave converters are designed to deliver environmentally friendly, large scale...

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Marine Energy Wales Conference 2018

Marine Energy Wales will be hosting its annual conference on 19th April and a limited number of tickets are still available for Wales’ only conference dedicated to the marine renewable energy industry. The conference will feature 25 world class speakers from project...

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Aquatera are hiring

Over the last 18 years Aquatera has established itself as a pioneering environmental and energy consulting organisation with a leading position in offshore renewables. It is an award winning company with significant achievements at home and worldwide. Aquatera’s...

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RenewableUK Wave and Tidal, 28th February 2018

Marine Energy Wales is delighted to be an event supporter of RenewableUK’s Wave & Tidal 2018 conference and exhibition on 28 February in Glasgow, Scotland. Wave & Tidal 2018 offers delegates unparalleled access to key UK stakeholders and supply chain...

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Interreg – Targeted call on renewable energy in 2018

  The North West Europe Programme has recently opened a targeted call on renewable energy, closing 31st July. There is €50m available and now is the time to start thinking of forming a successful transnational project. North-West Europe is one of the highest...

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Coastal Communities Fund – Round 5 open in Wales

  The Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) encourages the economic development of UK coastal communities by giving funding to create sustainable economic growth and jobs. Since the start of the CCF in 2012 we have awarded grants to 277 organisations across the UK to...

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Further vacancies with Bombora

Bombora Wave Power have two new vacancies to be based in the offices in Pembroke Dock: Senior Electrical Control Engineer Senior Mechanical Engineer Click the links to find out more including how to apply. The deadline is 5th February.

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Nova Innovation expands in Wales

Nova Innovation has announced an expansion of its activity in Wales, heralding an exciting period of growth for the company. Nova has opened a new office at the Galeri community enterprise centre in Caernarfon, and appointed Gwynedd-based Dr Kate Smith as Environment...

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Marine Power Systems’ WaveSub goes to sea

UK marine technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has successfully launched its wave energy device the WaveSub onto open water, marking the start of a new phase of sea-based testing for the device. The 1:4 scale prototype of the WaveSub wave energy...

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