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Marine Energy Test Centre (Metcentre) was founded in 2009, with a business concept to provide facilities and assistance for testing new marine renewable energy technologies under various conditions. 



05.10.2018    Shell, innogy and Stiesdal collaborate to demonstrate Tetraspar concept in Norway 

innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies to invest some €18 million.
Project will use Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy 3.6MW direct drive turbine.
Planned to be deployed in 2019 at the Metcentre demonstration site in Norway.
Modular TetraSpar concept offers significant cost reduction potential for floating wind.

Press release


26.09.2018    Kappløpet om flytende havvind er nå i gang − vil Norge være med? 

Kronikk av styreleder Simon Næsse


09.09.2015    Increased share capital

The owners of Marine Energy Test Centre (Metcentre) have increased the share capital of the test centre. After the capital increase, the owners of Metcentre are Rogaland County (35%), Statoil (35%), Haugaland Kraft (13%), Municipality of Karmøy (8%), Polytec research foundation (5%) and others (4%).

Press release.


03.02.2015    Cutting costs with two blades.

Ming Yang´s revolutionary 6MW prototype turbine – due to be installed in the North Sea wilds off Norway – could reduce the cost of offshore wind by up tp 30%, writes Darius Snieckus in Haugesund

Read article from the next issue of Recharge


27.01.2015    Storstilt havvind prosjekt i Norge. Teknisk Ukeblad gir demoprosjektet med MingYang, Owec Tower og Seaway Heavy Lifting bred omtale.

Link til artikkel i Teknisk Ukeblad 


19.12.2014    Klar for testing av denne verdensnyheten.

Link til artikkel i E24


16.06.2014    MingYang 6 MW turbine to be tested at Metcentre.

Link to article in Recharge News


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