Company updates and news:

CalWave’s xNode awarded the Nautilus Grand Prize

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in partnership with NOAA, announced the 11 winners of the first “DISCOVER”, stage of the Powering the Blue EconomyTM: Ocean Observing Prize. “The competition is designed to spur technology innovation, allow for easier... read more

DOE to build a commercial scale drive train.

In January 2019, CalWave received an additional multi-million dollar award by DOE to build a commercial scale drive train. This development is taking place in parallel to our ongoing open water demo awarded in 2017. “Advancing next-generation marine energy will help... read more

New years wishes and 2017 highlights.

Dear friends and colleagues of CalWave,   We hope you had a wonderful holiday break, and we sincerely wish you a peaceful and joyful 2018. 2017 was a great year for CalWave and we are delighted to share some of our highlights with you. Here a link to our annual... read more

Breakout Labs supports CalWave with research grant.

Breakout Labs supports CalWave with research grant. Breakout Labs supports early stage companies as they transition radical scientific discoveries out of the lab and into the market. The foundation backs scientist entrepreneurs working at the intersections of... read more

CalWave Meets Dr. Steven Chu

​ CalWave met Dr. Steven Chu, Former Secretary of Energy and Nobel Laureate, during Dr. Chu’s visit to the University of California, Berkeley. He discussed many of the energy challenges facing the world today, in addition to some hopeful solutions for the... read more

CalWave wins the ASME IShow!

We are ecstatic to announce that CalWave won this year’s Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) put on by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)! Held in Washington, D.C., CalWave competed with 10 other finalists from across the country who are also creating... read more

CalWave at the 2015 MIT Clean Energy Prize

We hope you got a chance to check out the CalWave booth at the 2015 MIT Clean Energy Prize Showcase! CalWave was selected as a Semi-Finalist in this year’s competition. There were many amazing teams that competed and everyone representing CalWave had a great... read more

CalWave accepted to participate in the DOE Wave Energy Prize

We are extremely excited to announce that CalWave has been accepted to participated in the new Wave Energy Prize! Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Water Power Program, the prize is designed to increase the diversity of organizations involved in... read more

CalWave at the Rice Business Plan Competition

CalWave team members participated in the finals of the Rice Business Plan Competition held at Rice University in Houston, TX. It was the largest graduate-level student startup competition with so many amazing teams competing! It enabled our team to make some great... read more

CalWave at the ARPA-E Summit

CalWave was showcased as part of Cyclotron Road at the 2015 ARPA-E Summit in Washington, DC. The showcase highlights the recent ARPA-E awardees and a highly selective group of other companies and research organizations. Come meet with the companies and research... read more

Update on Experiment crowdfunding project

Be sure to check out the latest update on our Experiment crowdfunding project! Our prototype has been improved and has achieved over 40% efficiency during our tank experiments and expect up to 60% efficiency with state of the art full scale components. This is nearly... read more

CalWave wins 1st Prize at BERC Energy Summitt Innovation Expo

CalWave won 1st Place for the poster titled “The Wave Carpet: Development of a Submerged Pressure Differential Wave Energy Converter” at the 8th Annual Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC) Energy Summit Innovation Expo. The BERC Energy Summit is... read more

Reiner Lemoine-Stiftung Foundation Fellowship

The Reiner Lemoine-Foundation is supporting CalWave to further develop our technology. The foundation funds science and research in the area of renewable energy. Additionally, it funds education and development aid relating to renewable energy... read more

CalWave accepted to TheFoundry@CITRIS incubator program

TheFoundary@CITRIS welcomed CalWave to join their incubator program! The Foundry provides space to work at the CITRIS Invention Lab – a state-of-the-art rapid prototyping facility located right in the heart of the UC Berkeley campus, as well as $5,000 cash in... read more