February 11, 2020

Wave energy start-up Mocean Energy has teamed up with Chrysaor, subsea energy storage expert EC-OG and AUV specialist Modus for a project which will examine the use of renewables for subsea power.

The project, funded by the partners together with the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), will look to use Mocean Energy’s Blue Star wave energy converter and EC-OG’s HALO subsea energy storage system to power subsea tiebacks or residential AUVs.

If industry feedback is positive, the partners will press ahead with a technology field trial using a Mocean Energy prototype in the seas off Orkney later this year. Read more…