“We chose to do our testing at Metcentre because they smooth out red tape and provide valuable support vis-à-vis the authorities and other stakeholders. There are far fewer bureaucratic challenges here than other places”

Henrik Stiesdal, founder and CEO of Stiesdal.

“Norway has a wonderful maritime industry and is perfect for testing our technology”

Andrea Dunlap, communications consultant at Makani

«We chose to work with METCentre as they have vast experience from testing floating offshore wind energy designs. In addition to the right experience, they also have the right connections, an innovative way of thinking and a customer-oriented mindset.

Efva Willén, Business Development Manager at SeaTwirl

“The quality of the centre’s activities is exceptionally high, and they are also very customer-oriented”

Henrik Stiesdal, founder and CEO of Stiesdal


   12km 15MW submarine cable laid at a depth of 200m MW

   Connected to 22kV power on land


   Deep water: 200 meters depth, 10km from shore. 2 concessions granted.

   Shallow water: 20-40 meters depth, 1 km from shore. 6 concessions granted.


   Base with dock, warehouse and project offices

   Mechanical work in steel and aluminium

   Boat transport

   Operation and maintenance services


We can offer meteorological and oceanographic data, both historical and prognostic data


New floating offshore wind turbines to be tested

New floating offshore wind turbines to be tested

METCentre has recently signed option agreements with the Swedish floating wind farm developer Hexicon and a currently undisclosed company for two option agreements for pilot testing of their floating offshore wind turbine technologies. We at METCentre will assist with...

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Join our team!

Join our team!

We are experiencing rapid growth and are looking for colleagues to join us in our mission to establish a world leading supply chain for floating offshore wind in Norway.

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PLOCAN and METCenter signs collaboration agreement

PLOCAN and METCenter signs collaboration agreement

PLOCAN (Plataforma Oceanica De Canarias) and METCentre (Marine Energy Test Centre) has signed a collaboration agreement for further collaboration on market solutions, tes solutions, regulatory aspects and environmental considerations. The partners have considered that...

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