Wales’ National Test Facility
Creating a haven for marine energy
Deploy ► De-Risk ► Develop
Range of test sites
Fully licensed test site for ocean energy devices, components and subassemblies
Proximity to deep water port and associated infrastructure
Excellent Supply Chain
Experienced energy supply chain specialising in marine energy, petrochemicals, liquified natural gas, manufacturing and marine operations
Research and Innovation
Supporting research, innovation & monitoring methodology projects
The Test Sites
quayside (Phase 1)
A unique UK offering of accessible test sites directly adjacent to port infrastructure
open water (Phase 2)
Accessible, pre-consented, real-sea testing
Sites available now!
Latest news and data . . .
SCIENTIFIC MARINE BUOY LAUNCHED AT META
META has a new resident. A scientific marine buoy aimed at steering us towards...
SMOOTH RIDE FOR TIDAL TESTING TOOL
A scientific study to help developers pinpoint the best sites for tidal...
Through its key project partners META can provide a range of data support including wave, tidal and bathy modelling as well as raw data sets
Live marine data
We have a range of live marine and tidal data available 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.
Looking for a test site?
If you have a marine energy project that you are looking to test please get in touch.