Annual Conference 2019



Project Lead

Wave Energy Scotland Ltd

The fourth WES Conference was held on 5th December 2019, with Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Energy, Connectivity & the Islands, providing the keynote address.

Project updates were given by lead contractors in our programme in addition to information sessions on commercialisation opportunities and financing for wave technology projects.

The agenda for the day included:

  • Keynote Address – Paul Wheelhouse (Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, Scottish Government)
  • WES Future Plans – Tim Hurst (WES)
  • A Global Perspective  Henry Jeffrey (WES/University of Edinburgh)
  • Novel Wave Energy Converter Project Updates  Project leads
  • Power Take-Off Project Updates  Project leads
  • Structural Materials and Manufacturing Processes Project Updates  Project leads
  • Control Systems Project Updates  Project leads
  • Finance, Investments & Commercialisation  Michael Bullock (Director, Renewable Risk Advisers Ltd), Roger Esson (Decommissioning Solution Centre Manager, The Oil and Gas Technology Centre), Andrew Tipping (Commercialisation Manager, ORE Catapult), and Sheryl Young (Monterey Global Partners UK)
  • Poster Exhibition

Presentations are available to download in two sections:

  • WES Programme updates
  • Finance, Investments & Commercialisation, Global Perspective

Posters are available to download in two sections:

  • WES Programme updates
  • Other wave energy research

If you are interested in searching for social media updates from the day, please use the following hashtag #WESAC19