CWE Welcomes Deputy Chief of French Navy
Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) welcomed Vice Admiral Stéphane Verwaerde, Deputy Chief of the French Navy, to its private Wave Energy Research Facility yesterday in Western Australia.
Carnegie’ s Chief Executive Officer, Dr Michael Ottaviano and Project Development Officer, Mr Tim Sawyer, gave the Vice Admiral and his party a tour of the Fremantle facility, and discussed Carnegie’s ongoing relationship with French utility, EDF and French naval supplier DCNS .
Dr Ottaviano said: “ We were pleased to receive the Deputy Chief of the French Navy at our Fremantle Research Facility. Carnegie is increasingly of interest to global defence organisations, given their unique requirements for energy and water security and the CETO technology’s unique capability in addressing these challenges. “
Carnegie, and its technology licensee, French utility EDF – EN, are working together towards the joint development of commercial scale CETO projects. The deployment and installation of the CETO 4 prototype unit funded by EDF-EN on the French Réunion Island, is being independently managed by French maritime defence specialist, DCNS , and is ongoing.
Press Release, May 21, 2013; Image: Carnegie