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Meet us in All-Energy – Stand ORK23


Annual All-Energy exhibition and conference is held in Glasgow on the 10th -11th of May. Welcome to meet us there and hear our latest news about Penguin WEC development. https://youtu.be/IZAc85XprF8


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Penguin powers UK grid with wave energy


Wello’s Penguin wave energy converter (WEC) has successfully generated electricity into the national grid off the west coast of Orkney. The Penguin was installed at the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC’s) grid-connected wave test site at Billia Croo at the beginning of March by Orkney-based Green Marine. This is the first of three WEC’s due to […]


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Penguin deployed successfully


What was earlier considered impossible for the wave energy converters was successfully done during this weekend. Wello’s Penguin WEC was deployed today in the middle of the Scottish harsh winter season at EMEC Billia Croo test site. What’s now achieved is a milestone in the development of the WEC technologies showing that operations can be […]


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Penguin is getting closer to its first CEFOW deployment


Penguin wave energy converter arrived late Wednesday evening to Kirkwall where it was towed from Cornwall. Tow went well despite of the few days delay due to weather. Ongoing deployment preparations at EMEC test centre are part of the CEFOW project. “Two weeks ago the sea cable was already prepared for connection and mooring laying […]


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CEFOW-project looking at early 2017 EMEC deployment


The consortium has announced that the Wello Oy Penguin wave energy converter (WEC) will be making its way to Orkney in 2017 as part of the Horizon 2020-funded CEFOW project. The preparation works for the WEC are near completion and the project partners have revised their plans to deploy at European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) […]


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Penguin deployment at EMEC


Wello Oy is proceeding according to planned schedule and targeting to deploy its Penguin to European Marine Energy Centre test site in Orkney, Scotland. Penguin will be towed from Falmouth shipyard to EMEC soon after New Year.   Wello wishes You peaceful Christmas time and successful New Year 2017   Further queries    info@wello.eu


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Penguin ready for deployment


Wello’s Penguin will be ready for deployment in the end of December. “We are fully confident that deployment will be successful despite of the demanding winter season,” says Heikki Paakkinen CEO of Wello Oy. Deployment will be part of CEFOW project, funded by European Union. Consortium is led by Finnish utility Fortum Oyj and marine […]


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