Seatricity - Wave Energy

Cornwall: +44 1326 352 362

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Scotland: +44 1312 352 362

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TIMELINE

See our history and what the future holds
 

2007 - 9

Protoype Testing

2010

Patent Granted

2012-13

EMEC Testing

2014

Wave Hub Project

2016

We're ready.....are you?
EMEC Decommisioning Consultation
History, Scotland
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...
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BBC Radio Cornwall discussion of Wave Energy
News
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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One Month Down – Peaks and troughs
History, News, Press Release
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...
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We’ve been busy!
News, Press Release, Video
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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Oceanus 2 Trials Update
History
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...
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Riding the Wave
History, News, Press Release
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...
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A new dawn
History, News, Press Release
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...
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While we wait for the weather – A Trailer
News, Video
Waiting for a weather window is like watching paint dry. In the meantime, a wee taster…..
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Redeployment Clock ticking…..
News, Press Release
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...
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Preparing for re-launch – April 2016
News, Press Release
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...
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Shell Springboard 2016
News, Press Release
Seatricity Ltd is delighted to announce our selection as a Finalist for the 2016 Shell Springboard awards.  This brings the possibility of a financial prize but, perhaps more importantly, it raises the profile of...
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Change of office telephone numbers
News
Please note our telephone numbers have changed. For our Cornwall Head Office please use 01326 369511 (Ops) or 01326 352362 (Management and Administration). Our Seatricity (Scotland) colleagues can be called on 01312 352362.
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Water, water everywhere…..
News
….but not a drop to drink’. Although the majority of our efforts in 2015 have focussed on the production of electrical energy, we have not overlooked the extraordinary potential our Oceanus technology offers for...
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Showing Off
News, Press Release
In late September, Seatricity Ltd was proud and pleased to be invited to exhibit at Cornwall Expo 2015 in Newquay
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MARINET Wave Basin testing at UCC
News, Press Release, Video
Seatricity had an eventful week 13-17th July testing the Oceanus technology in the Beaufort Wave Basin of the Hydraulics and Marine Research Centre at the University of Cork. The week was supported by the...
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Ongoing Research
News
While we wait for the next opportunity to deploy the Oceanus 2 to its berth at Cornwall’s WaveHub site, Seatricity Ltd will spend the week of 13th-18th July tank-testing in the Beaufort Wave basin...
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Recent Ops
News, Press Release
Over the course of the last few weeks Seatricity’s team has been focussed on returning the Oceanus 2 to its berth at Wave Hub.
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All ahead both engines
News
Seatricity is pleased to announce that the winter refit of our Oceanus 2 Wave Energy Convertor is nearing completion.
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Oceanus 2 at A&P Falmouth
News, Video
A&P Falmouth, Seatricity’s manufacturing partner is striving ahead in providing fabrication and build services to wave energy developers in Cornwall. A&P is uniquely situated on the south Cornish coast within easy access of both...
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Seatricity Nominated for Green Award
News
Everyone at Seatricity is very proud that along with our manufacturing partner A&P Falmouth
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Seatricity Promoting Cornwall on Film
News, Video
Seatricity is proud to support Cornwall’s Offshore Renewables Development Programme (ORDP), and has contributed to a promotional film entitled “Opportunities in Marine Renewables in the South West”. The film was given its premiere in...
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Oceanus 2 in Action at Wave Hub
News, Video
Oceanus 2 is now in operation at Wave Hub producing pressurised water which is being remotely monitored for pressure and flow data, along with environmental parameters. This data, along with historical ocean conditions, will...
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Oceanus 2 Installation at Wave Hub
News
Seatricity has completed installation of its next generation Oceanus 2 at Wave Hub 10 miles off the coast of Hayle. Marine operations were completed last week with the connection of Oceanus 2 to the...
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Oceanus 2 Installation Hits the News
News, Video
Steve Hardy has covered the installation of Oceanus 2 at Wave Hub on ITV West Country’s evening news slot. Bob Tillotson had an eventful day being interviewed in Falmouth by both ITV and BBC...
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Data and Control at Wave Hub
News
Severn Subsea Technologies (SST) has designed and manufactured a control and data acquisition system for the Oceanus 2 device that will be installed at Wave Hub this summer. The systems are mounted on the...
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Oceanus 2 Manufacture at A&P Falmouth
News, Video
Seatricity has completed construction of its next generation Oceanus 2 at AP Falmouth. The wave energy converting device – a 10m diameter floating ring made from marine grade aluminium – will be the first...
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Oceanus 2 Construction begins at A&P
News
Pioneering wave energy developer Seatricity is celebrating the start of constructing its new Oceanus 2 device with leading marine fabricator A&P Falmouth following the highly successful testing of its Oceanus 1 prototypes.
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Wave Hub Project on ITV News
News, Video
Bob Tillotson has been interviewed by ITV West Country News following the announcement that Seatricity will take a berth at Wave Hub.   Please follow this link for the ITV website……..  
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Seatricity Secures berth at Wave Hub
News
Leading wave energy company Seatricity is to develop a 10MW array over the next two years at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall.UK based Seatricity plans to deploy its second...
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Congratulations from EMEC Managing Director
History
Seatricity has recieved a letter of congratulations from Neil Kermode Managing Director of the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) following commissioning trials of the Oceanus 1 test array at the Billia Croo site.
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Oceanus 1 Testing at EMEC, Orkney
History
The Oceanus 1 technology was developed from the initial prototypes in order to make improvements in both performance and cost for manufacture of multiple units. The basis of the design was also driven by...
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Oceanus Demonstrates Winter Survivability
History, Video
Following very severe winter stroms that have hit the EMEC Billia Croo wave test site with the full force of the North Atlantic, Seatricity’s diminutive wave energy conversion devices have proven their survivability mechanism....
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Oceanus Technology Patent Granted
History
Seatricity is proud that its patent covering the Oceanus sea water pump technology has been published and granted having been filed back in 2008. The patent covers the unique architecture and operation of the...
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Ocean Enterprise – an Industry First
History
Seatricity has made a ground breaking move by commissioning its own installation vessel specifically for testing its Wave Energy technologies. In what is  believed to be an industry first the company has commissioned a...
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Prototype Development in Antigua
History
The present technology derives from the design and testing of multiple device concepts carried out over a period of 5 years in Antigua. All of these designs were based on a taut mooring, buoy...
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