The CorPower C4 set a new storm survivability record.

CorPower Ocean’s C4 device has set a new record in Storm Survivability during late evening of Satuday Nov 4th – withstanding waves up to 18metres (60ft) – as Portugal’s coastline was placed on Red Alert due to rough seas brought by the Domingos storm. The C4 system was monitored from our control centre in Stockholm, where reliable operation was confirmed with motion and loads well within design limits. C4 has since its deployment in Agucadoura endured storms Babet, Aline, Ciarán and Domingos, with Domingos storm conditions recorded by Instituto Hidrográfico as the historical record for northern Portugal.  

One of the step change innovations brought to wave energy by CorPower allows the WEC to be tuned and detuned, altering the system’s response to the conditions. The detuned state creates transparency to incoming waves, similar to the survival function for wind turbines which pitch their blades to protect from over loading.

The unique storm survival mode enables our overall lightweight and low-cost design which provides robust operation in the harshest ocean conditions. It is combined with advanced phase control technology that amplify power capture in regular ocean conditions.

*note – The exterior camera on C4 was lost during storm Babet, we refer to our neighbour Windfloat Atlantic for visual on Domingos ocean conditions.



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Wave power.
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CorPower Ocean brings high-efficiency Wave Energy technology enabling reliable and cost-effective harvesting of electricity from ocean waves.

With our research and development spanning decades, our innovations are inspired by the pumping principle of the human heart. Ocean energy brings stability to the clean energy mix, accelerating the transition to zero-carbon energy.

Headquartered in Sweden, with offices in Portugal, Norway and Scotland, we design, build and install turnkey solutions that allow our customers to power the planet with clean energy from ocean waves.

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Corporate number: 556584-9824

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Copyright © 2024 CorPower Ocean. Headquarters:
Stockholm, Sweden. All rights reserved. CorPower Ocean
AB. Västberga Allé 60, 126 30 Hägersten Sweden.
Organisation number: 556584-9824