In preparation for a solicitation of bids for five 12-mile long subsea cables to support a wave energy testing facility, Oregon State University will host an informational session for companies interested in the project August 13, 2020 from 8 to 9 a.m. PDT.

For those interested in participating, please complete an optional survey to facilitate communication during and after the informational session.

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PacWave South nearshore terrestrial infrastructure

Oregon State is planning to release a solicitation in the fall for the manufacture, delivery and installation of five subsea power and data cables to support PacWave South, which will located off the Oregon Coast and will be the first pre-permitted, full-scale, utility grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States.

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PacWave South location

For detailed information on the cable system, please read PacWave Cable System Overview (PDF).

For technical data related to the cable system and recent marine surveys, please see these documents on Box.