Location in the UK : Wales, Offshore St Ives Type of installation: Wave on/offshore: on Turbines :0 Capacity : 20 MW Approx Date of 1st power generation:
Wave Hub is a grid-connected offshore facility in South West England for the large scale testing of technologies that generate electricity from the power of the waves. It holds a 25 year lease of 8 sq km of sea bed connected to the grid by a 11/33kv subsea cable.
Useful links and News items
Marine licence sought for first WAVE HUB deployment Cork-based Ocean Energy has asked the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for permission to deploy its €9 million OE Buoy wave energy converter at WAVE HUB, around 10 miles off the north coast of Cornwall in South West England.
WAVE HUB in Cornwall gets first energy device A wave energy firm has agreed to install the first device at the WAVE HUB off the north Cornwall coast.
Irish firm Ocean Energy expects to deploy a full-scale device at the Hayle hub by the end of 2012.
Offshore contractor appointed for WAVE HUB Offshore support firm CTC Marine has won a £7 million contract to handle the installation of a 25 kilometre armoured subsea cable at Cornish marine testing centre, WAVE HUB.