Strategic Partners

W4P has strategic partnerships with a number of World leading companies in different fields. A strategic partnership with W4P means a long-term development agreement where the partner and W4P share a common vision to develop a system that will reach 25 years of service free operation. The partners are each fully responsible for their particular sub systems in the wave power park.

Siemens

Designing and supplying the power take-off system and control system hardware for the wave power system with the objective to develop components for 25 years of service free operation.

Parker

Designing and supplying the complete hydraulic system comprising of hydraulic cylinders, accumulators and valve system for the WaveEL buoy with the objective to design the system for 25 years without component replacement.

Petronas

Deliver the biological hydraulic oil for the wave power system and with the objective to develop a biological hydraulic oil that will last for 25 years in the wave power system.

Seaflex

Designing and supplying the mooring system for the WaveEL buoy and the collection hub with the objective to develop a maintenance free mooring system that lasts for 25 years.

MEA

Software company certified by Siemens to develop and build the control system for the wave power system with the objective to develop an automated system to monitor performance and maintenance needs for future wave power parks.

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Marine operating consultants, planning and performing the marine operations for the wave power system launch and installation. Objectives to make the marine logistics for deployment, service and maintenance more efficient.

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The third biggest cable company in Europe, are developing a new generation of cables to handle the unique requirements from this marine application. Low voltage cables between buoy and collection hub are developed as well as a medium to high voltage subsea cable from the hub to shore. Objective to develop cables that will last for 25 years of service free operation.

Olympic Shipping

A Norwegian off shore shipping company, supplying the transport and launching vessel and deploying the WaveEL wave power system. Objective to develop cost efficient marine logistic operations in cooperation with W4P and BlueOrbis.

 

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A Norwegian paint supplier, developing the paint scheme and supplying the paint for the wave power system. Objective to develop a painting and biological anti fouling system for buoys that will last for 25 years without repainting.

 

 

Runde Environmental Centre

Oceanographic research centre at Runde in Norway. Responsible for the test site and service operations as well as environmental monitoring during the demonstration period.

TUSSA

Local Norwegian Energy Company. The owner of the subsea cable from the collection hub to the shore. Responsible for the grid interconnections and the distribution of the power from the WaveEL system to the shore based power grid.

Stryvo Group

Stryvo is a Norwegian total player within design, manufacturing, testing, installation and documentation related to metal processing. Stryvo deliver products, structures and process systems to several industries; including oil and gas, maritime, renewable energy and building and constructions.

Strategic Sponsors and Investors

Swedish Energy Agency

Swedish Energy Agency
Supporting Waves4Power with a loan for the WaveEL project.

Almi Invest

A Swedish regional investment company that has invested in W4P.

 

Seldén Fastighets AB

Local Gothenburg based real estate company with a strong connection to the marine sector and an investor in W4P.