Testing Activities Supported
Full-scale wave energy converter (WEC) device testing
Scaled wave energy converter (WEC) device testing
Component testing for floating offshore wind technology
Please note META does not offer testing for complete floating wind turbines, only components such as floating foundations
Research and Innovation
Supporting research, innovation & monitoring methodology projects
East Pickard Bay Test Site
Support & Facilities
Other Phase 2 Test Sites
META Phase 2 offers sites for accessible, non- grid connected, real- sea testing. The sites are located within or adjacent to the Milford Haven Waterway so enables lessons to be learnt quickly and cheaply.
The Marine Energy Test Area project provides a stepping stone from tank testing to commercial projects, supporting ambitions for the UK to continue to play a global leading role in marine renewable energy.
Tidal Test Site
Wave Test Site