Israeli company Eco Wave Power www.ecowavepower.com is moving its Gibraltar Wave Energy pilot project to the 35-acre Altasi Eco-Business Center in the Port of Los Angeles, the nation’s busiest port.
This will be the first US location for Echo Wave Power’s power conversion unit, which is already stationed in Israel and additional deployments are planned in Spain, Portugal and elsewhere.
According to the US Energy Information Administration, Wave energy off the country’s coast can generate as much as 66% of all electricity generated. in the country in 2020
Eco wave power’s land-based technology converts ocean and ocean waves into green electricity, enabling commercial energy generation from water power.
“Shipment of the power conversion unit marks two important milestones. First, Supports our efforts to bring our technology to the United StatesInna Braverman, founder and CEO of Eco Wave Power.
“Second, the technology’s easy portability underscores the fact that our technology can be easily dismantled and reinstalled anywhere. The portable nature of our technology is a significant technological advantageWhich will allow the company to enter new market segments in search of portable solutions.
“We believe that Eco Wave Power aligns well with Altasi’s vision, creating a new way to generate renewable energy,” said Terry Taminen, Altasi President and CEO, former California Environmental Protection Agency secretary. Which will help California meet its ambitious goals. The climate crisis. We look forward to hosting this innovative pilot project.”
As part of a coalition led by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, AltaSea and Eco Wave Power are finalists for $32 million In the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) Build Back Better Regional Challenge.