AWATEA is currently engaged in several projects. 

  • Supporting local projects
  • International Collaboration
  • Marine Energy Prize – 2021
    • we are working on an innovation prize for marine energy in the New Year
  • Marine Energy Centre of Excellence
    • combine marine energy with Northport’s Vision for Growth and develop an HQ for marine energy in Northland, with future subsidiaries around NZ e.g. Kaipara Harbour, Wellington, Tory Channel, Foveaux Strait
  • Energy Transition in Northland
    • Phasing out fossil fuel (sunset industry) and ramping up renewables (sunrise industry) and working on a just energy transition is a current project started in Tai Tokerau. 
  • Marine Energy/ Climate Change Degree
    • we have initiated first dialogue between Universities, Crown Research Institutes and overseas Marine Energy experts on how to offer a right skilling into the growing renewable/marine energy sector