Port Adriano signs Eco Wave Power deal to construct first 2MW Wave Energy Power Station in Spain

Offered By Port Adriano

Superyacht marina Port Adriano and Eco Wave Power Global, a leading Swedish company in the production of clean electricity from ocean waves, has signed an agreement to install a wave energy power plant of up to 2MW in the dyke of the Mallorcan port.

Eco Wave Power Station

According to the agreement, Port Adriano will lease an area under its concession to Eco Wave Power for a period of 20 years, while Eco Wave Power will be responsible for obtaining all the licences, building, managing the plant and marketing the electricity it generates, in accordance with a previously set production quote. Port Adriano and Eco Wave have been in contact with Ports de les Illes Balears (Ports of the Balearic Islands, the public entity responsible for the powers and executive functions of the ports managed by the autonomous community) to inform it about the project, and will proceed to carry out all the legal procedures necessary for the installation of this innovative wave energy power plant, which is the first of its kind in Spain.

Construction and commissioning are planned to take place in two stages. In the first phase, Eco Wave Power will build a first installation of up to 1MW. In a second phase, the construction of the plant will be completed in order to provide it with the necessary structure to be able to reach up to 2MW. Initial studies estimate that the facility will be able to generate up to 50% of the energy consumed by Port Adriano.

The agreement provides Port Adriano with the first right of preference in the purchase of the energy generated and the possibility of co-investing in the project.

Inna Braverman, founder and CEO of Eco Wave Power, said, "Spain has an ambitious renewable energy transition target of 74% of total electricity generation by 2030. In addition, the country has 8,000 kilometres of coastline, which is a very good scenario for us to install wave power plants. We are very excited about the partnership with Port Adriano and thank them for being the first to commit to this type of clean energy.”

Antonio Zaforteza, CEO of Ocibar, the company that manages Port Adriano, stated, “We believe that Eco Wave Power is a perfect fit to the innovation and sustainability vision of Port Adriano, creating a new way of generating renewable energy that will help our port and our country to meet its ambitious goals to address the climate crisis. We are looking forward to welcoming this innovative project.”

As a member of the European Union, Spain is subject to European energy and climate change targets. Targets for 2030 include a 23% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels, a 42% share of renewables in energy end-use, a 39.5% improvement in energy efficiency, and a 74% share of renewables in electricity generation.

For more information, visit Port Adriano.

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