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June 21, 2022
Control room photo
The commissioning program of the first Dragon 4 unit launched in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands in May, is progressing according to plan and the flight configurations are being finetuned sequentially to optimise the power output. The kite, recently named “Íðunn”, is operating autonomously 40 m below...Read more »
“We’re now commissioning the kite in Vestmannasund fully remotely from our headquarter in Sweden. The team is screening a vast volume of data every day to support configuration for optimized power production,” said Bernt Erik Westre, Chief Technology Officer of Minesto. The submerged nature of the... Read more »
June 08, 2022
The Annual General Meeting of Minesto AB was held today, 8 June 2022, at Dockyard Hotel at Skeppet Ärans Väg 23 in Gothenburg. Chairman of the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) was Eric Ehrencrona from MAQS Advokatbyrå.Read more »
The following main resolutions were resolved upon at the AGM. Adoption of income statement and balance sheet as well as group income statement and group balance sheet The AGM resolved to adopt the presented income statement and balance sheet as well as the group income statement and group balance... Read more »
May 25, 2022
Minesto, leading marine energy developer, has now successfully completed the first week of commissioning including satisfactory electricity production and verification of all core functionality with the new Dragon 4 tidal power plant in Vestmanna, Faroe Islands. The kite has generated first...Read more »
“We are very pleased to announce that the first week of commissioning of Dragon 4 has been successfully completed. Every aspect of the project has been fulfilled according to plan and electricity has been successfully generated,” said Martin Edlund, CEO of Minesto. “We started electricity... Read more »
May 18, 2022
Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, Greg Hands, visited marine energy company Minesto last week where he was introduced to the technology and toured the assembly hall facility in Holyhead, North Wales. Referring to the British Energy Security Strategy, Minister Hands was eager...Read more »
Initiated by local MP Virginia Crosbie, the visit was part of a tour aiming to showcase the energy potential of Anglesey and puts the island in centre of governmental policymaking. Tidal energy was highlighted as a vital contributor to the net-zero energy system in U.K. and globally. Both Minister... Read more »
May 09, 2022
The shareholders of Minesto AB, reg. no. 556719-4914 (“Minesto” or the ”Company”), are hereby given notice to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, 8 June 2022 3:00 p.m. at Dockyard Hotel at the address Skeppet Ärans Väg 23 in Göteborg. The entrance opens and the registration...Read more »
Please note: This press release is a translation of the press release in Swedish that was published on 9 May 2022. In the event of any inconsistency between the English and the Swedish versions, the latter shall prevail. The board of directors has decided, pursuant to Chapter 7, Section 4 a of the... Read more »
April 21, 2022
CEO Dr. Martin Edlund: “With a strong confidence from our financial partners, we continue our dedicated work to demonstrate tidal energy as a commercially viable energy source.”Read more »
Significant events January-March 2022 In March, Minesto announced that the company has decided to concentrate its operational activities this year on the new, upgraded Dragon Class power plants in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands. Within the framework of the existing electricity purchase agreement with... Read more »
April 13, 2022
Leading marine energy developer Minesto has launched a detailed plan for large-scale build-out of tidal energy arrays in the Faroe Islands. The plan includes four new verified sites that would supply 40% of the nation’s growing electricity consumption, enabling the Faroe Islands to reach its policy...Read more »
The large-scale build-out plan sets out a stepwise installation of tidal kite arrays, each with 20-40 MW installed capacity, at four verified locations. In addition to Minesto’s existing grid-connected site in Vestmannasund, the company points out Hestfjord, Leirviksfjord, Skopunarfjord and... Read more »

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