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Sustainable energie at sea is expensive but the Slow Mill, an ocean energy breakthrough technology, can save 1-2 billion per windpark.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Rotterdam, ZH, NL
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Waves fluctuate fast and are hard to harness but the Slow Mill builds great resistance almost instantly which makes it a breakthrough technology in the wave energy industry. The Slow Mill easily evades exes wave power and has low construction, installation and maintenance costs but great efficiency and high returns. Combined with a wind park, infrastructure and distribution can be shared, making economic operation and sales to power companies.


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    Menno Robberegt
    Technical Director

    Menno Robbergt has a technical background at RU Groningen and advises companies and government bodies on management and organisation as well as on technical efficiency. He is responsible for and supervises the technical aspects of the Slow Mill prototypes.

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    Erwin Meijboom
    R&D engineer

    Erwin Meijboom has a technical background at Wageningen, environment, cradle to cradle and sustainability. He is manager at Hoogheemraadschap Delfland and advises on sustainability. He is responsible for the scientific research on the Slow Mill prototypes, financial projection, debriefing, and communication to government bodies.

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    Erwin Croughs

    Erwin Croughs sailed across the world oceans and specialized in design, develop, construct, produce and market new products. He puts about one new product per year on the market, the greatest success being the self adjusting outdoor table, winner of the Horecava Innovation Awards 2005.

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    Patrick Jansens
    Construction Engineer

    Patrick Jansens has a lot of experience in construction and specilizes in plate steel. He made all the Slow Mill models and helped on preparation, set up, and execution of the Slow Mill lab tests. He is responsible for construction and installation of the prototypes.


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    Bonis Accountancy

Previous Investors

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    Rabo Bank, EU,
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    M. Robberegt
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    A. Onnink