Founder’s Blog – The Wave Energy Scotland Experience

adminaccount909MENews, Technology

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

Seabase completes testing at Nantes

adminaccount909MENews, Technology

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

EWTEC 2019 Paper

adminaccount909METechnology

3 September 2019 After 3 years of technical development funded by Wave Energy Scotland, we finally have had the opportunity to present some of our results at the 2019 European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference in Naples, Italy. A draft version of the paper is attached below. The paper describes the results of our Stage 2 WES project, in which … Read More

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

adminaccount909MENews, Technology

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

adminaccount909MENews, Technology

Mocean wave energy technology

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 Technology – the How and Why

adminaccount909METechnology

How do it work? Our wave energy converter comprises two hulls connected by a hinge and moored to the seabed. Waves cause the hulls to flex about the hinge driving an internal generator What makes Mocean Energy’s design unique is the shape of the hulls. The sloped channels on the front and rear increase wave forces and change the body … Read More