News

ForskEL funding granted Weptos

Energinet.dk approves the funding application with a PSO-grant of DKK 6.8 million for the ”Weptos WEC Hanstholm” project. The project aims for the design and the engineering of a full scale Weptos facility and establishment of LCOE (levelled cost of energy).

Report Published

The final scientific report by the Wave Energy Research Group at Aalborg University (AAU) on the WEPTOS WEC performance and specifications regarding offshore installation in selected locations of interest. The report documents the positive results from the testing of patented functions.

Testing in Spain

Testing of WEPTOS WEC at CCOB, IH Cantabria in Santander, Spain.

Calibration prior Spain

Introduction and calibration of WEPTOS WEC with the Wave Energy Research Group at Aalborg University (AAU).

Rotor test

Testing of the rotor’s optimal efficiency and the complete trimming of the WEPTOS WEC (Wave Energy Converter) initiated with the Wave Energy Research Group at Aalborg University (AAU).

Patents Registered

EPO (Euro Patent Office) reports patent PCT/DK2009000033 and PCT/DK2009000034 registered.

 

New name and new Board member

The name Weptos A/S (formerly Oxydice A/S) is registered as the company name at the Danish Commerce and Companies Agency and Ken Larsen joins the Board of Directors.

Funding Agreement

Contract with Energinet.DK regarding PSO (Public Service Obligation) contribution to the Weptos project, to the design, the development and the testing of the WEPTOS WEC testing facilities.

EPO Patent Application

Patent applications no. 09708213.5 and no. 09708250.7 submitted to EPO.