Cork company makes waves in ocean energy technology

18th February, 2018
John McCarthy, chief executive of Ocean Energy Pic: Cathal Noonan

Wave energy technology developed in Ireland by a Cork company will be deployed in Hawaii later this year at the US Navy’s Wave Energy Test site on Oahu Island.

The OE Buoy designed by Cobh-based Ocean Energy will be built by Oregon company Vigor and deployed at the test site.

The €5.2 million contract is part of a wider €9.6 million project part-funded by the US Department of Energy’s office of Energy Efficiency...

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