‘Wave to energy and water’ technology

  • 12.11.2022
  • Offshore Energy

Danish company Wavepiston has started wet tests campaign for its technology in Canary Islands, with the ultimate aim of developing the most effective wave to energy and water production system.

After few months of testing and tuning the monitoring instrumentation in dry conditions, Wavepiston started a wet test period on the installation in Gran Canaria at Taliarte harbor.

The tests aim to examine how the instrumentation will perform in the salt water, according to the company.

The instrumentation consists of the main pod at the top of each buoy (with the IoT solution and the core electronics) and two sets of instrumentation for measuring the two closest energy collectors. Each energy collector has a sail position sensor, a pressure sensor at the pump blocks and two cameras facing top and bottom, recording the movement of the machines.