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September 04, 2018
Louise Marsden, Minesto and Iwan and Elsie with family, winners of the kite naming competetion at the Unveiling Event of Minesto's first utility-scale device in Holyhead, Wales.
Over the last year and a half, we have asked children at different events we’ve held or participated in around Anglesey to come up with a name for our first Deep Green marine energy kite at utility scale – the DG500 device. We have had a lot of great suggestions such as Sea Glider, Green Charger,... Read more »
August 30, 2018
Minesto's CEO Dr Martin Edlund and Mr Albert Owen MP at the Unveiling Event of Minesto's first utility-scale device in Holyhead, Wales.
Key stakeholders and local suppliers are joining Minesto in Holyhead today for an unveiling ceremony of the company’s first marine energy kite at utility scale.Read more »
“We are celebrating what Minesto have achieved in Anglesey over the last few years. The demonstration of our unique technology in the Holyhead Deep is a first-of-its-kind project that represents a substantial milestone for Minesto and the marine energy industry in Wales”, said Dr Martin Edlund, CEO... Read more »
August 30, 2018
Marine energy developer Minesto has verified the functionality of its unique Deep Green technology at utility scale, marking a significant milestone for the company and for the marine energy industry.Read more »
Following a thorough commissioning program of the company’s first device of the Deep Green technology at utility scale, which generates clean electricity from tidal streams and ocean currents, developer Minesto has successfully "flown" its marine energy kite in full subsea trajectories at the... Read more »
August 30, 2018
Today we have published the Half-Year Report for Minesto AB. The report is available, in Swedish only, at the Investor Relations section of the website .Read more »
August 20, 2018
Make sure to check out the latest issue of the industry magazine Wave and Tidal Energy Network and the “Deep Green Deployment” feature covering the ongoing commissioning activities of our DG500 system in Holyhead Deep Wales. The feature also presents some of our partners and suppliers and their... Read more »
August 14, 2018
Marine energy developer Minesto has completed the initial commissioning sea trials of its unique subsea kite technology called Deep Green off the coast of Holyhead, North West Wales. Through the initial trials, a range of functionalities such as the kite control system, launch and recovery systems...Read more »
The results of the initial commissioning tests have been analysed and the main conclusion is that Minesto’s DG500 marine energy kite, which produces renewable energy from tidal streams and ocean currents, is ready to commence “flying” full subsea trajectories. Commenting on the progress, Minesto’s... Read more »
August 06, 2018
Our Welsh colleagues Louise and Osian presents Minesto’s technology, our operations in Wales and the importance of the support from our public funding partner Welsh European Funding Office in this video, produced by the European Commission office in the UK. In May 2015, Minesto secured a €13m... Read more »
July 04, 2018
Minesto features in an article published in the Guardian today about marine energy technologies and the role of tidal stream energy and other blue energy in the global energy mix. In the report, which profoundly examines the difference between different technologies and marine energy sources, our... Read more »
July 02, 2018
Minesto's marine energy converter DG500 undergoes sea trails in Holyhead Harbour, Nort West Wales. Photo: Minesto
Marine energy developer Minesto has initiated the commissioning program of its first tidal energy project in commercial scale in North West Wales, with initial sea trials of the company’s DG500 tidal energy converter taking place in Holyhead harbour and the Holyhead Deep site.Read more »
“The activities in Holyhead are progressing well and we are pleased to have moved on to the commissioning phase of the DG500 project”, said Minesto’s Chief Operating Officer David Collier. “The commissioning vessels are chartered, and the kite is in the water. We are now performing some initial... Read more »
June 21, 2018
Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has been selected by the European Commission for phase 1 of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument programme. The awarded funding is dedicated to a customer-involved feasibility study with the purpose of facilitating commercialisation of Minesto’s unique Deep Green...Read more »
“This grant underscores Minesto’s ability and industry-leading track record in obtaining public funding support from the EU”, said Dr Martin Edlund, CEO of Minesto. “More importantly, it also shows that the European Commission acknowledges and supports our market entry approach based on initial... Read more »

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