News & Media

September 15, 2017
Minesto has hired David Collier, with 30 years of experience in offshore energy, as new COO. At the same time, Bernt Erik Westre has been appointed as new CTO to replace leaving Heije Westberg. “With these changes, we strengthen our commercial position and put a sharper focus on customer-driven...Read more »
David Collier joins Minesto as new Chief Operating Officer (COO), adding a track record to the management team matched by few others in the ocean energy industry. For the last 30 years of his career, he has spent the vast part in the offshore energy sector building and leading engineering teams and... Read more »
September 12, 2017
Minesto’s CEO Dr Martin Edlund will attend the 33rd Sweden-Taiwan Joint Business Council (JBC) Meeting which is visited by a Taiwanese delegation consisting of 20+ government officials, researchers and business leaders. The delegation is led by Mei-Hua Wang, Vice Minister of Economic Affairs... Read more »
September 11, 2017
Minesto’s CEO Dr Martin Edlund will participate at this year’s The Business Booster (TBB) arranged by InnoEnergy, joining a prominent list of speakers with delegates such as Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands and Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-president of the European Commission in charge of Energy Union... Read more »
September 08, 2017
Minesto's Board of Directors visits the test and demonstration facilities in Strangford Lough, Nortern Ireland, where Minesto conducts ocean testing of its unique tidal energy technology Deep Green.
This week, the Board of Directors of Minesto visited our test and demonstration facilities in Northern Ireland for their September board meeting. Together with Minesto’s management team, the Board spent two days in the Portaferry offices and on the test platform in Strangford Lough, studying... Read more »
September 08, 2017
The front facade of Minesto's visitor centre at the offices in Holyhead, Wales.
Over the summer, the Minesto team in Wales has been strengthened with four new electrical and mechanical engineers, adding capacity and expertise to both the onshore and the offshore operations in Holyhead. “We are very pleased to welcome our new colleagues on board. These recruitments really boost... Read more »
September 01, 2017
The Minesto tent at the Anglesey Show 2017
A fortnight ago, we participated at the Anglesey Show, an annual two-day event held right in the middle of the Isle of Anglesey. Over 60,000 people visit the show over the two days, making it the biggest show of its kind in Wales. Taking part in the Anglesey Show is being part of the local... Read more »
August 29, 2017
Minesto's first wing in commercial scale to its unique renewable energy concept Deep Green
Minesto has taken delivery of the most distinguished part of the Deep Green ocean energy concept; the wing. It is the first one built for a Deep Green system in commercial scale. The wing was delivered to Minesto’s team in Holyhead, Wales, by truck from Southampton, where it has been manufactured... Read more »
August 23, 2017
Part of the front page of Welsh Goverment's National Resource Policy 2017. Photo credit: Welsh Goverment
Welsh Government has published its new Natural Resources Policy (NRP), highlighting renewable energy as a national priority for the management of Wales’ natural resources. The policy sets out three national priorities for the management of Wales’ natural resources which will drive delivery across... Read more »
August 15, 2017
Minesto has awarded Jones Bros Ruthin (Civil Engineering) Co Ltd the contract to construct the foundation for Minesto’s first commercial-scale tidal energy power plant. Due to the delivery time for the new foundation, the first installation in Holyhead Deep will be moved forward. “We are well...Read more »
Minesto has completed the procurement of a new foundation construction supplier, following the announcement by the previous contractor in July that it could no longer fulfil its commitments to the project. The new contract has been awarded to the Welsh outfit Jones Bros Ruthin (Civil Engineering)... Read more »