Partners

U.S. Department of Energy

Since 2009 the U.S. Department of Energy has provided a continuing series of research grants to Resolute to develop and test its Wave2OTM technology.

 

African Development Bank

In 2016, Resolute received a $1.0M Sustainable Energy for Africa (SEFA) grant from the African Development Bank to conduct a series of site characterization and feasibility studies for Resolute’s first commercial Wave2OTM project in Cape Verde.

 

Department of Commerce/ U.S. Commercial Service

The Department of Commerce/U.S. Commercial has supported Resolute’s participation is several trade missions and events through the years.

 

Minerals Management Service

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

In 2010 and 2011, BOEM partially subsidized Resolute’s test programs at its Ohmsett wave tank facility in Leonardo, NJ.

 

UNC-Coastal Studies Institute

In 2012 the UNC-Coastal Studies Institute provided valuable support for the ¼-scale ocean test program at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, NC.

 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

In 2013 and 2014 the U.S, Army Corps of Engineers provided valuable technical support for the ½ - scale ocean test program at the USACE field research facility in Duck, NC.

 

MITNREL

MIT and NREL

In 2009 Resolute was awarded a cooperative research & development agreement (CRADA) with NREL and MIT to jointly develop advanced analytical tools to model the performance of Resolute’s WEC technology. Dr. Dick Yue is a member of Resolute’s Advisory Board.

 

University of Michigan

The University of Michigan was a sub-contractor to Resolute on DOE research & development projects which were awarded in 2011 and 2013. During these projects, we developed an advanced control system for WEC arrays.

 

University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is a sub-contractor to Resolute on DOE research & development projects awarded to RME in 2013 and 2017. The objective of these projects has been to develop an advanced hydraulic circuit modeling tool.

 

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech has been performing an on-going series of geotechnical surveys related to a feasibility study Resolute was conducting for a rural electrification project in Yakutat, AK.

 

University of Victoria

The University of Victoria and Resolute partnered in 2012 on an initiative entitled “West Coast Wave Initiative.” During this project, U.Vic. validated and updated Resolute’s hydrodynamic modeling tools.

 

Ocean Wave Energy Trust

The Oregon Wave Energy Trust is funding state and federal permitting and stakeholder outreach activities associated with Resolute’s planned next round of ocean trials at Camp Rilea in Warrenton, OR.

 

Applied Renewables Research

Applied Renewables Research is led by Dr. Matt Folley who is world renowned for his work in marine renewables and especially for his research and practical experience with the WEC type being developed by Resolute.

 

Water Globe Consultants

Water Globe Consultants is led by Nickolay Voutchkov who is world renowned for his work in with desalination technologies and especially for his research and practical experience with desalination systems powered by renewable energy resources.