The Wave-tricity team are celebrating this week after receiving their nomination for the Innovation Award at this years British Renewable Energy Awards.
The British Renewable Energy Awards, now in its 12th year, is the most prestigious event in the UK’s renewable energy industry calendar; recognising and celebrating the achievements of companies and individuals who have done something amazing in renewables or clean tech over the past year.
“The team have worked incredibly hard, have brought the project in on time and below budget” said Simon Gillett CEO of Wave-tricity, adding, “Being a finalist for the Innovation Award, and the only wave energy company to be recognised this way has just been the icing on the cake. Just an amazing way to kick start our sea trials”.
Wave-tricity’s device creates the World’s most useable multi-use wave energy platform, giving commercially viable solutions to energy generation, desalination, and disaster relief.
In June 2016, the company secured a £4m EU funding package with substantial investment from the shareholders to develop the Ocean Wave Rower.