Seatricity - Wave Energy

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Seatricity Scotland remains a separate company from Seatricity Ltd based in Cornwall.  Nevertheless, as a service, we have been asked to publish Seatricity Scotland’s plans for potential decommissioning of legacy infrastructure at EMEC’s Billia Croo test site.  It should be emphasised that these plans are to fulfil Seatricity Scotland’s obligations to DECC and Marine Scotland. …

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Some good discussion of the challenges of Wave Energy and its opportunities for Cornwall throughout this morning’s BBC Radio Cornwall Breakfast programme.  Listen to the full programme here.

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It hardly seems possible that a month has already passed since we deployed the Oceanus 2 to its berth at Wave Hub.  The time has flown by as we have begun our progressive trials régime to prove the capabilities of the device. The headline news is very positive. Like the waves, there have certainly been …

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This video features the installation footage, as well as an interview with Seatricity’s Managing Director Andy Bristow aboard the installation vessel belonging to Keynvor Morlift used for the works.

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One week down and the Oceanus trial is going well.  As previously reported, the Oceanus 2 has demonstrated its capacity to self-start and initial signs are highly positive.  The commissioning process continues and we are now calibrating sensors and beginning the deliberate trial process.  Our progress with more detailed trials will however need to fit …

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Following successful installation of the Oceanus 2 to its berth at WaveHub, the device was left with minimal internal pressure pending an opportunity for us to catch up on some sleep.  Not so the Oceanus!  The National Coastwatch Institute lookout station at St Ives have kindly allowed us to install a shore-station for the radio …

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At 22:45hrs on 17th May 2016, UK based Seatricity Ltd’s Oceanus 2 Wave Energy Convertor was safely installed at its berth within Cornwall’s Wave Hub Test Site to begin the next step of the journey of bringing UK based commercially viable use of clean wave energy to produce power and fresh water for the world …

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Waiting for a weather window is like watching paint dry. In the meantime, a wee taster…..

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Our redeployment clock is now ticking. Actually, the only significant factor now constraining our ability to redeploy the Oceanus 2 device to Cornwall’s Wave Hub test site is the weather. At the first opportunity our plans are to tow the Oceanus from its temporary berth within the Port of Truro on the River Fal, around …

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Seatricity Ltd is pleased to announce our winter refit of our Oceanus 2 Wave Energy Convertor is nearly complete and we anticipate returning the device to the water within days. Over the last few weeks we have re-attached the pump to the float, checked every nut and bolt for serviceability, have re-booted the onboard electronics …

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