Founder’s Blog – The Wave Energy Scotland Experience

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29 November 2019 With the Wave Energy Scotland Annual Conference coming up, the fourth that WES has held and the fourth that Mocean will attend, company co-founder and managing director Cameron McNatt reflects on Mocean’s expereince in the WES programme. Have you ever been waiting to find out something really important, something that would change your life, and with the assumption that … Read More

Mocean sets up in Aberdeen to bring green power offshore

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23rd September 2019 Oil and gas operators of the future will be able to use ocean waves to power subsea equipment. That’s the vision of wave energy firm Mocean Energy which has just set up a base in Aberdeen to commercialise their Seabase technology.  The Edinburgh start-up – which has already secured £100,000 from Scottish Enterprise for the technical development … Read More

Seabase completes testing at Nantes

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Seabase wave energy technology, testing at Nantes

13th September 2019 Mocean Energy’s Seabase technology has just completed a programme of intensive testing at the world-leading wave tank at the University Centrale Nantes. The ten-day programme was supported through the EU’s MARINET programme which enabled Mocean Energy to test a 10th-scale model of Seabase in the university’s main ocean tank. “This work was extremely valuable,” explains Chris Retzler, … Read More

Mocean Energy selects C-GEN technology for wave power take-off

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20th August 2019 Wave energy pioneers Mocean Energy have selected the University of Edinburgh’s C-GEN technology to provide the power take-off (PTO) for their first half-scale wave energy prototype. In January this year Mocean Energy secured £3.3 million from Wave Energy Scotland (WES) to develop and build a scale prototype of their Blue Horizon wave machine which will be deployed … Read More

TechX Blog – Green is the New Black

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14th June 2019 As the oil and gas sector faces up to the challenges presented by climate change, particularly in light of the net-zero by 2050 target set by the UK, many long-established firms are looking at novel approaches to lower their carbon impact. One of these new solutions is being developed by wave energy start-up Mocean Energy. Here company … Read More

Mocean Energy selected for oil and gas TechX Pioneer programme

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19th May 2019 Mocean Energy has joined this year’s TechX business accelerator programme – with its Seabase technology identified as a potential green ocean power source of tomorrow. The ground-breaking initiative – supported by the UK’s Oil and Gas Technology Centre based in Aberdeen – has selected Mocean Energy to take part in its Pioneer course. Mocean Energy managing director … Read More

Mocean energy awarded £100k to develop small-scale wave energy technology

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7th February 2019 The ocean industries of tomorrow could be powered by small wave energy machines which also capture the power of the sun. Wave energy pioneers Mocean Energy have secured £100,000 from Scottish Enterprise to develop an innovative wave energy converter – known as Seabase – which will power ocean sensors and communications equipment, and recharge unmanned drones of … Read More

Mocean secures £3.3 million to develop scale prototype wave machine

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8th January 2019 Mocean Energy has secured £3.3 million to develop its wave energy technology of the future. Its ‘Blue Horizon’ wave energy device will take to the sea in 2020 following the award from Wave Energy Scotland. Edinburgh-based Mocean Energy will use the funds to build a half-scale wave energy machine and test it in real ocean conditions at … Read More

Mocean Energy awarded £730,000 to model and test their wave technology

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28th April 2017 Mocean Energy has been awarded £730,000 by Wave Energy Scotland (WES) after successfully competing to join stage two of their innovative technology development programme. WES – which was established by the Scottish Government to support the development of commercial wave energy technologies – selected Mocean Energy as one of the most promising of eight applications from stage … Read More