Latest FloWave News and Events

Read the Latest News and Upcoming Events from the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility.

  • The project, a collaboration between the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney and FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility at the University of Edinburgh, began in 2012 with the aim of substantially improving the accuracy of replicating open ocean conditions at tank scale.

    A nasty day at Billia Croo replicated in the test tank at FloWave
  • On Saturday 24th September 2016 the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility opened its doors for the annual ‘Doors Open Day’ at the King’s Buildings campus.

    Stuart Brown giving a tour of the FloWave facility on Doors Open Day
  • On Saturday 24h September 2016 the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility will join the research facilities at the University of Edinburgh’s King’s Buildings campus in welcoming members of the public ‘behind closed doors’ for the annual ‘Doors Open Day’.

    Spike wave demonstration at FloWave's doors open day event
  • A ‘Wow!’ moment. FloWave wins first prize in the ‘Equipment’ category with open day photo.

    EPSRC PhotoComp Winner
  • Due to the continued growth of research and commercial work being carried out at FloWave, we are now seeking to recruit an experienced Office Administrator to join the team!

  • FloWave’s spiral waves ‘party trick’ coded and tested in September 2015

    FloWave spiral waves video screenshot
  • Join us for a ‘get your hands wet’ tank testing best practice workshop before the start of ICOE-2016

    Tidal turbine array project during testing at the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility at the University of Edinburgh
  • Exeter and Edinburgh Universities test up to 15 device arrays in FloWave’s fast currents

    An innovative new tidal turbine concept has been put through its paces after a rigorous eleven day test programme at the University of Edinburgh’s FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility.

    3 Exeter Farms 5 tidal turbines in a row at FloWave
  • FloWave CEO Stuart Brown sets out his thoughts on the future of ocean energy RD&I in the UK

    Innovation Awards placed in front of the FloWave tank
  • BusinessGreen Technology Awards recognise FloWave as Marine Energy Innovation of the Year 2015

    BusinessGreen Technology Awards 2015 - Innovation of the Year 2015, award beside tank

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