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March 18, 2021
CEO Dr Martin Edlund: “Despite the coronavirus pandemic, during 2020 Minesto has advanced its positions both in technology through delivery to the electricity grid, and on the market side by establishing partnerships with key players in the energy industry.”Read more »
Significant events October–December 2020 In October, Minesto announced progress in the company's tidal energy project in the Faroe Islands, with successful verification of the DG100 system's most important operational functions as well as of efficient and safe offshore launch and recovery... Read more »
March 12, 2021
Leading marine energy developer Minesto and Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, have entered a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to develop and build ocean energy farms based on Minesto’s Deep Green technology.Read more »
The collaboration between Minesto and Schneider Electric aims at accelerating the commercial roll-out of marine energy to enable the global transition towards net-zero societies, where energy systems that include plannable, renewable energy production are necessary. To leverage the value... Read more »
December 01, 2020
As a part of the ongoing commissioning work of its DG100 tidal kite system Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands, leading marine energy developer Minesto has reached the milestone of delivering electricity to the Faroese grid facilitated by the Power Purchase Agreement with the utility company SEV.Read more »
“This is a historic moment and a massive step forward for Minesto and the development of our unique product. We are particularly satisfied with the production performance level of the system”, said Dr Martin Edlund, CEO of Minesto. “We are now looking forward to our continued operations in... Read more »
October 22, 2020
Minesto’s CEO Dr Martin Edlund: “The installation activities during the summer showed good progress towards the realisation of cost-effective procedures for the installation and maintenance of Minesto's power plants. We are now looking forward to demonstrate the commercial viability of our...Read more »
Significant events July–September 2020 In early July, Minesto announced that the installation of the subsea cable in the Vestmannasund project in the Faroe Islands, which connects Minesto's power plant to the electricity grid, had not been completed as planned due to a technical issue that occurred... Read more »
September 22, 2020
Senior executives in Minesto have subscribed for a total of 280,000 new shares in Minesto AB through the exercise of warrants of series PO4. As a result, all issued PO4 warrants in Minesto have been exercised and the company will add approximately SEK 7.4 million in proceeds through the warrant...Read more »
PO4 is one of three warrant programs aimed at Minesto employees that were approved at the company's Annual General Meeting in 2019. A total of 280,000 warrants of series PO4 have been issued, all of which were acquired by senior executives in Minesto in August 2019. One (1) warrant of series PO4... Read more »
September 03, 2020
Minesto closes in on Vestmannasund kite launch
Minesto has today announced that the company plans to continue commissioning activities in its tidal energy project in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands in mid-October. Minesto has also verified the area for the first proposed array installation of its tidal kite technology in the Faroe Islands.Read more »
Dr Martin Edlund, CEO of Minesto said that there has been important progress and results from the installation and commission activities that have been conducted so far in Vestmannasund. “We have generated valuable flight data and control system data, and we have verified the chain of electricity... Read more »
August 20, 2020
CEO Dr Martin Edlund: “The signals from the public sector remain positive in terms of financial support to accelerate the upscaling of renewable energy supply and to build the global economic recovery from a sustainable base.”Read more »
Significant events 1 April–30 June 2020 In early April, Minesto announced that the company and its partner, the Faroese electric utility company SEV, had been granted all necessary permits and consents for the installation of two marine power plants in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands, where the power... Read more »
August 17, 2020
The previously issued warrant program in Minesto AB aimed at the European investor EIT InnoEnergy has been completed. A total of 8,513,595 shares were subscribed for in Minesto through the warrant program.Read more »
Through investments totalling EUR 5.5 million during the years 2015–2018, EIT InnoEnergy has received a total of 8,513,595 warrants in Minesto AB divided into three series. Following the expiry of the final subscription periods on 15 August 2020, EIT InnoEnergy has exercised all the acquired... Read more »
July 30, 2020
Minesto has completed the installation of subsea and onshore infrastructure in the company’s tidal energy project in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands. Minesto also successfully installed the first DG100 tidal energy converter, but during the initial commissioning phase a mechanical failure occurred in...Read more »
After the concluded installation of the subsea export cable, which connects the kite system powerplant to the onshore control station, the Vestmannasund site infrastructure is now operational and the offshore site connected to the Faroese electricity grid. The DG100 kite system has been recovered... Read more »
July 03, 2020
Onshore and offshore installation work has been conducted throughout the week in Minesto’s tidal energy project in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands, involving Minesto, SEV and supplier personnel. The subsea cable installation that connects to the electric grid was not completed as planned due to a...Read more »
The technical issue with the subsea cable is not related to Minesto’s DG100 tidal kite powerplant as such but will add to the installation time plan going forward. Minesto aims to complete the infrastructure installation during upcoming periods of favourable tidal conditions. “No matter how eager... Read more »

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