The first tests of wave power at Runde are now accomplished and the wave power buoy WaveEl 3.0 is towed to Fiskåholmen
Waves4Power wave power plant at Runde has produced power since June 2, 2017. The aim of the Runde demonstration system was proof of concept and to gather important data for the development of WaveEl 4.0, Next Generation and serial production of wave power systems. The plan was from the beginning that all tests would be completed before Christmas 2017 and that the wave power buoy WaveEl 3.0 would then be taken up for review and analysis.
Due to damage to the anchoring lines of the WaveEl 3.0 buoy we have now chosen to tow the buoy to Fiskåholmen earlier than planned. We are now making a thorough analysis of the anchoring system and an assessment of what has happened and how the damage has occurred. Once this work is completed we will distribute more information to all stakeholders.
The buoy in itself is intact. We are also pleased to note that we have collected all the important data needed for our further work with the next generation of wave power plants from Waves4Power.
For more information contact:
Jonas Kamf, CMO, Waves4Power, +46 706 64 36 25, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan Melsom, Representative Waves4Power, Norge +47 900 585 78. email@example.com
Waves4Power is a Swedish company based in Gothenburg, which develops and sells fossil-free energy systems based on wave power. Waves4Power focuses on sustainability, serviceability and profitable power generation. The core of the W4P wave power system is a power- generating buoy with elastic anchors. The company began developing the latest generation of wave power systems after the prototype of the WaveEL buoy was launched outside Vinga in 2010. Today, W4P works with a network of commercial industrial partners and in close cooperation with, among others, Chalmers University of Technology. www.waves4power.com