• Oyster 800 wave energy machine

    The power of smart design

    Aquamarine Power's Oyster wave power technology captures energy in nearshore waves and converts it into clean sustainable electricity.

  • Oyster 800 wave energy machine in operation

    SECOND-GENERATION OYSTER 800

    Aquamarine Power's Oyster 800 wave power device began operational testing in June 2012.

  • Aquamarine Power CEO Martin McAdam with Scotland's First Minister and members of the Board of Directors

    A NEW WAVE OF INVESTMENT

    Aquamarine Power's shareholders include major utility SSE and global power and automation company ABB.

  • Unveiling of Oyster 800 wave power converter by Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond

    UNVEILING OYSTER 800

    Scotland’s First Minister unveiled the next-generation Oyster 800 wave energy device in July 2011.

  • Fabrication of Oyster 800 wave energy device

    BUILDING A NEW INDUSTRY

    Our next-generation Oyster 800 wave energy device was manufactured in Scotland in 2011.

 

Aquamarine Power

The facts

64 GW

Oyster has a potential installed capacity of 64GW worldwide

The facts

250 %

Oyster 800 is 250% more powerful than Oyster 1

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6000 hours

Oyster 1 delivered over 6000 operating hours

The facts

190,000 homes

A 200MW Oyster wave farm could power 190,000 homes

 

Our technology

Our Oyster wave power device is a large offshore pump which provides the power source for a conventional onshore hydro-electric power plant.

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The team

CEO Martin McAdam leads our team of over 45 staff.