We are hiring – META Operations Manager

We are looking for an Operations Manager to oversee the operation and delivery of the META project Established in 2000, Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum (PCF) is a multi-award-winning Community Interest Company that works to enhance the coast and marine environment for...

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Marine Energy Test Area secures Marine Licence

Marine Energy Test Area secures Marine Licence

Marine Energy Test Area secures Marine Licence  META, Wales’ national marine test centre, has obtained its Marine Licence for Phase 2 of the project from Natural Resources Wales (NRW). This marks a significant step forward for the project, enabling META to...

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Celtic ocean energy innovation hubs connect

Cross border connections have been strengthened as Scottish and Welsh ocean energy test centres progress the development of the UK’s test centre network  Following a signed agreement in April 2020 between Marine Energy Wales and the European Marine Energy Centre...

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META Town and Country Planning Application

Application FormDownload Letter to Pembrokeshire Country CouncilDownload META Warrior Way Planning StatementDownload Warrior Way Site Location and BlockPlanDownload Planning NoticeDownload Chapter-1-META-IntroductionDownload...

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Marine Energy Wales is developing a Marine Energy Test Area (META) project in and around the Milford Haven Waterway. Sites for testing wave and tidal devices, along with other marine energy equipment, are proposed near Pembroke Port, Warrior Way, Dale and north of...

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Live marine data

We have a range of live marine and tidal data avilable from several sources in our testing areas.

managed by Marine Energy Wales

META is managed by Marine Energy Wales, the national industry body for Wales and is administered by Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum, a Community Interest Company that works to protect and enhance the Pembrokeshire coast.

Funded by the EU

META is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, and the Coastal Communities Fund, and aims to contribute towards Wales’ plans to play a key role in a growing global market.

Looking for a test site?

If you have a marine energy project that you are looking to test please get in touch.