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Wave Hub Test Site

Wave Hub is the world's largest and most technologically advanced open access site for the testing and development of offshore renewable energy technology.

Located 16km offshore from Hayle on the north coast of Cornwall, at the eastern edge of the Atlantic Ocean, the Wave Hub site offers:

  • Four cable connection points for testing offshore renewable energy technology
  • Purpose built and commissioned, grid connected infrastructure with a 30MW export capacity, upgradable to 48MW
  • Grid connection at either 11kV or 33kV
  • Fully consented testing environment with a 25 year seabed lease
  • Water depths ranging from 51m - 57m
  • One of the best wave resources in Europe
  • Full range of robust baseline data
  • Proximity to a variety of ports and associated infrastructure
  • Access to expert academic institutions specialising in offshore renewables
  • Access to funding support
  • A dedicated operational team

More detailed information about deploying at Wave Hub and the nature of the onshore and offshore sites can be found here.

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Wave Hub Limited, based in Hayle, Cornwall (UK), manages offshore test sites to advance the development of offshore renewable energy technologies.

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