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Competitive Wave Energy on Islands

Projektinformationen

ID Finanzhilfevereinbarung: 830036

Status

Laufendes Projekt

  • Startdatum

    1 Dezember 2018

  • Enddatum

    31 Juli 2021

Finanziert unter:

H2020-EU.3.

H2020-EU.2.3.

H2020-EU.2.1.

  • Gesamtbudget:

    € 3 844 948,75

  • EU-Beitrag

    € 2 499 999

Koordiniert durch:

WAVEPISTON AS

Dänemark

Ziel

Wavepiston is developed on the shoulders of the first-generation wave energy technologies. Due to its low weight, low-tech design, simple installation and operations & maintenance, Wavepiston will be the disruptive technology that can make wave energy competitive with the other renewable energy sources.

Our prototype test and Phase 1 feasibility study have confirmed this potential. The Wavepiston system is easy to assemble on site by local staff and can be deployed from a regular tug boat, just like operations and maintenance can be carried out without expensive specialists.

In the Phase 2 project we will install a full-scale Wavepiston demonstration system to demonstrate the energy potential, durability and survivability ensuring a low cost per kWh.

In the first step our customer focus is islands and isolated coastal communities. We already have the first 4 commercial customers in the pipeline; Isola Piana at Sardinia, Ebeye at Marshall Islands, Siargao at the Philippines and the Alidhoo J-resort at the Maldives. During Phase 2 we will prepare the first commercial projects together with professional energy project developers. This will enable us to start the commercialisation right after the finalisation of Phase 2.

The Wavepiston technology is protected by several patents.

The Phase 2 project plan has 6 work packages; WP1 Management, WP2 Preparation for the full scale demonstration, WP3 Manufacturing demonstration system and site installation, WP4 Demonstration and qualification, WP5 Business plan, commercial exploitation and dissemination WP6 NEC Requirements

Koordinator

WAVEPISTON AS

Adresse

Kronborg 10a, 3000 HelsingØR
3000 Helsinger

Dänemark

Aktivitätstyp

Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

EU-Beitrag

€ 2 499 999

Projektinformationen

ID Finanzhilfevereinbarung: 830036

Status

Laufendes Projekt

  • Startdatum

    1 Dezember 2018

  • Enddatum

    31 Juli 2021

Finanziert unter:

H2020-EU.3.

H2020-EU.2.3.

H2020-EU.2.1.

  • Gesamtbudget:

    € 3 844 948,75

  • EU-Beitrag

    € 2 499 999

Koordiniert durch:

WAVEPISTON AS

Dänemark