Aquantis was founded in 2006 to develop and commercialize marine current turbines. Aquantis’ team of top electric power, turbine and marine professionals are advancing product design for economically harnessing ocean currents for utility scale power generation. The Company is positioned to lead the emerging marine renewable energy industry with development of multi-megawatt current turbines targeted for commercial deployment by 2020.
Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, the Aquantis team is applying a three-decade legacy of successful wind power technology development and industrialization, to advancing marine current power generation to cost competitiveness with carbon fuels, while eliminating the health, environmental, and security burdens they impose.
Aquantis was originated by Dehlsen Associates, LLC, industry leaders in wind power, and the founders and principals of wind energy companies whose technology, products and manufacturing were acquired by General Electric and United Technologies Corporation.