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Thursday, September 06, 2012

Northwest Energy Innovations completed its deployment of a test wave energy buoy off the coast of Newport.

The buoy first hit the water last month, the first to be tested by the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center’s open ocean test facility near Newport. This week the deployment was completed, connecting the device by underwater cable to the test center's instrumentation buoy, named the Ocean Sentinel, which will collect power-generation data.

The buoy itself was built from some parts shipped from New Zealand with others built by Oregon Iron Works. It was assembled at the Port of Toledo. The WET-NZ buoy is a prototype and will stay in the water for a few weeks before being hauled in to avoid the rough winter weather. The data will be evaluated before Northwest Energy Innovations determines the next steps for developing a commercial-grade version of the buoy.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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