TRIAXYS™ Wave Buoy supports wave energy site assessments in Norway

March 30, 2009

RundeNorgeTRIAXYS2A TRIAXYS™ Directional wave buoy was recently deployed in 50 metre water off the west coast of Norway. This buoy will support a major EU renewable energy company in their wave energy site assessments, with the eventual goal to provide marine energy plants along various locations off Norway’s coast.  This buoy replaces a competitor’s buoy and was chosen based on its ability to survive extreme weather conditions and high latitudes while using little power. The buoy uses VHF radio to send hourly data to an onshore receiving station. Users can also monitor the buoy’s position and health online at any time through the use of satellite telemetry.

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AXYS Technologies Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and maintains remote environmental data acquisition, processing and telemetry systems.  For further information contact AXYS at:  info@axys.com or www.axystechnologies.com.