23 Jul 2019
Energy from ocean waves could fulfill the world’s electricity needs — if that energy is properly harnessed. A team from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has...
Type: News Article
23 Jul 2019
Developed by the OIST Wave Energy Project, the Wave Energy Converter transforms wave power into reliable electricity.
Type: Video
22 Jul 2019
After being delivered by speedboat, the wave energy turbine is bolted into limestone coral.
Type: Photo
22 Jul 2019
The turbine, waveguide, and supporting concrete block are dragged around the coast by speedboat. The team next had to wait for low tide so that the unit could land on the seabed.
Type: Photo
22 Jul 2019
Professor Shintake looks out to sea, on his way to install a new wave energy turbine in Onna, Okinawa.
Type: Photo
5 Apr 2018
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MEE) of the Republic of Maldives...
Type: Press release
2 Apr 2018
The Wave Energy Project is kindly supported by Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives. From left to right: Mr. Glenn Crandall, Mr. Hussain Hameed, Mr. Hussain Shahid, Mr. Joseph Della Gatta, Prof....
Type: Photo
2 Apr 2018
Due to the possible influence of rising sea levels, the Maldives has become symbol of global climate change.
Type: Photo
2 Apr 2018
The test site location for the Wave Energy Converter prototypes has been carefully chosen to maximize wave energy while minimizing environmental impact. The beach is located within the Holiday Inn...
Type: Photo
2 Apr 2018
Half-scaled Wave Energy Converter unit prototypes in the lab at OIST. For simplicity, the prototype blade is not yet a flexible design but is made from high-tension duralumin.
Type: Photo
2 Apr 2018
Prof. Shintake holds a model of a wave energy converter turbine.
Type: Photo
2 Apr 2018
The Wave Energy project, which is kindly supported by Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, will test prototype WEC-units on Kandooma island. The red arrow marks the experimental  site location...
Type: Photo
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