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Nine year old Penguin prototype reaches end of a long deployment


After a long deployment on March 22nd, the Penguin prototype sank at EMEC test site. This marks the end of first devices test period in the EU funded (CEFOW-project), which will continue with the new devices. The prototype was launched in 2010 and had been deployed four times altogether. During the testing period the device […]


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Wello Launches Penguin WEC2 for H2020 CEFOW Array


Finnish wave energy developer, Wello Oy, have launched the next iteration of their Penguin wave energy converter (WEC) into the water in Tallinn, Estonia, as part of the CEFOW (Clean Energy From Ocean Waves) project. The Penguin WEC2 is due to be towed to the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, where it […]


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Wello News Update, August 2018


The summer is in full swing and so are the team at Wello. With the construction of the Penguin WEC-2 well under way things are ramping up to be another busy period.   The Penguin WEC-2 is being constructed under the clean energy from ocean waves (CEFOW) initiative by the European research and innovation programme, […]


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The Penguin hits one year continuous deployment milestone


The Wello Penguin wave energy converter has hit another milestone and is celebrating its one-year anniversary of continues deployment in Orkney, Scotland. The Penguin has been making records for wave energy converters since the summer, being one of the few wave energy converters which have been continuously deployed while producing energy throughout its deployment.   […]


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Wello hits 2-million in its crowdfunding goal


After a very successful crowdfunding round Wello Oy has hit its maximum investing target of 2-million euros. Wello’s investment campaign ran for a month on the crowdfunding investment website Invesdor, offering the chance to purchase equity in the company. The initial crowdfunding goal was set at 1-million euros which Wello surpassed after a week of […]


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Wello to export Wave Energy Converters to China


The Finnish wave energy technology provider Wello has signed an important contract with the Chinese conglomerate CIMC OEI. This contract paves Wello’s way to the vast Chinese energy market and enables Wello to reach a most competitive position in renewable energy technology markets worldwide. The co-operation begins with a joint research phase for defining an […]


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Wello is supplying a 10 MW wave energy park to Bali


Press release, 28.12.2017 at 8.40. The Finnish clean energy company Wello has developed a wave energy solution, which captures the energy derived from passing ocean waves. The company has now received its’ first order a commercial wave energy park. The electricity produced from the park will have zero emissions. PICTURE 1: The Wello Penguin – For […]


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Penguin reaches new heights


Wello has been testing their prototypes of the newest iterations of Penguin WEC at the Danish Hydrological Institute wave tank since 2010. The most recent wave tank testing results of the newest version of Penguin (WEC-3) bring about a significant increase in power production. The new version of the Penguin produces 15% more energy than […]


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Penguin making records


Wello’s Penguin Wave energy converter has been permanently deployed since Spring 2017. It has survived several major storms with waves up to 18 m, including hurricane Ophelia. Wello is clearly leading the way as the only wave energy company deployed throughout the year at the EMEC wave test site in Orkney Island, Scotland. The innovative mooring […]


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Penguin reaches 150-day milestone


Wello Oy proudly announces that Penguin WEC has now been operational 150 days since its deployment from the beginning of March. More information about succesful deployment and testing: info@wello.eu


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