Marine Energy Wales Conference

Website visit Address Virtual Event Start January 26, 2021 - 9:00 am End January 26, 2021 -5:00 pm

Marine Energy Wales brings together technology developers, the supply chain, academia and the public sector to establish Wales as a global leader in sustainable marine energy generation, making a significant contribution to a low carbon economy.


ORE Catapult are proud to be the Platinum sponsor of this conference, make sure to register and attend our side event on the 28th at 3pm – Introducing MEECE


ORE Catapult Presence

Day 1

12 – 13.15PM

Net zero, what role will offshore marine energy play?

The commitment to Net Zero by 2050 will change the future of our energy systems and will require innovative challenges on unprecedented levels. This panel discussion will debate the role offshore marine energy can play in the future renewable energy mix.

Miriam Noonan, Senior Financial Analyst, ORE Catapult



Day 2

15:00 – 17:00

Introducing the Marine Energy Engineering Centre of Excellence (MEECE)


Day 3


09:15 – 10.30

Blueprint for Cost Reduction

All emerging marine energy technologies need to reduce LCOE in order to compete with more established renewables and progress to commercialisation. This session will explore how these technologies can meet this challenge through innovation and industry build out to deliver to market.

Chair, Simon Cheeseman, Sector Lead: Wave & tidal energy, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult


11:00 – 12:00

Turning the UK’s electrons blue

Looking beyond supporting revenue mechanisms, how does the MRE sector begin to turn the electricity network supply blue? In this session we will review what our first customers will look like, how we will begin to deliver at a scale and pace that meets the decarbonisation challenge for Wales.

Magnus Harrold, Innovation Manager, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

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