Using the rise and fall of waves in the ocean to activate pumps and generators

Wave power technology captures energy generated from the waves in the ocean, by using the rise and fall of waves to activate pumps and generators. Wave energy is more predictable than wind, as waves normally continue for 6 to 8 hours after the wind drops. The development of wave power is still in its infancy, but estimations suggest that the technology potentially could cover 5-10 per cent of the Danish electricity consumption. Conditions for wave energy are ideal in Denmark and in Hanstholm on the North Sea Coast, the Danish Wave Energy Centre exploits the ideal weather conditions to test pre-commercial wave energy facilities.

We invite you to explore wave energy related solutions in more depth below, find potential partners, catch up on the latest wave energy news and discover real-life case examples of how wave energy technology can help solve your energy issues.

Connect with us: Maja Østergaard, Project Manager, [email protected], + 45 2249 6515


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