Eco Wave Power signs Collaboration Agreement with Meridian Energy Australia
10/12/2020 – Stockholm, Sweden – Today, Eco Wave Power (EWPG HOLDING AB, Stock Symbol: ECOWVE) is pleased to announce the signing of a collaboration agreement with Meridian Energy Australia Pty Ltd. Meridian Energy Australia (MEA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Australasia’s largest renewable energy generator Meridian Energy Limited.
The purpose of the collaboration is for the parties to jointly investigate the development of commercial wave energy power projects in the Australian National Electricity Market (NEM).Eco Wave Power will recognize MEA as a supporting partner, lead the investigation into the application of wave energy in Australia and identify opportunities for the application of the Eco Wave Power Background IP.
Jason Stein, CEO of Meridian Energy Australia said: “Meridian proudly generates only from 100% renewable sources in Australia. Our current generation assets are wind and hydro, so by entering this collaboration we are excited to investigate the potential of wave energy in Australia. We believe that renewable energy is the only way forward and are always looking at ways to diversify and grow our renewable energy portfolio in Australia.”
“It is our honor to work with Meridian Energy Australia” said Inna Braverman, Founder and CEO of Eco Wave Power. “Meridian is demonstrating significant leadership by only generating electricity from renewable energy sources. We believe that this collaboration with Meridian, a global leader in renewable energy, is another significant step in the commercialization of wave energy”
About Meridian Energy Australia Pty Ltd
Meridian Energy Australia Pty Ltd (MEA) is a renewable energy and sustainability leader in Australia. The company generates power through two wind farms, three hydro power stations and supports other projects via offtake agreements. Powershop Australia is MEA’s retail business that sells electricity and gas to customers in Australia. It offsets all carbon emissions associated with its customer’s energy usage. Powershop Australia has been recognized as Australia’s greenest power company by Finder in 2020.
MEA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Meridian Energy Limited (MEL) which is a renewable energy leader listed on the Australian and New Zealand stock exchanges. MEL operates seven hydroelectric power stations and one wind farm in the South Island of New Zealand, four wind farms in the North Island and retails power through both Meridian Energy and Powershop brands to over 300,000 customers.
About EWPG Holding AB (SE0012569663)
EWPG Holding AB (publ) (“Eco Wave Power”) is a leading onshore wave energy technology company that developed a patented, smart and cost-efficient technology for turning ocean and sea waves into green electricity. Eco Wave Power’s mission is to assist in the fight against climate change by enabling commercial power production from sea and ocean waves.
EWP is recognized as a “Pioneering Technology” by the Israel’s Ministry of Energy and was labelled as an “Efficient Solution” by the Solar Impulse Foundation. Furthermore, EWP’s project in Gibraltar has received funding from the European Union Regional Development Fund and from the European Commission’s HORIZON2020 framework program. The company was also recently recognized by the United Nations in receiving the “Climate Action Award”, which was granted to the company during COP25 in Madrid, Spain.
The Eco Wave Power share is traded on Nasdaq First North Growth Market.
FNCA is the company’s Certified Advisor (+46 8-528 00 399, [email protected]).
Read more about Eco Wave Power at: www.ecowavepower.com.
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