/  April 01, 2008  -  September 30, 2011


Components for Ocean Renewable Energy Systems


University College Cork - Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre, The Queen’s University of Belfast, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Exeter, Aalborg Universitet, Fundacion Robotiker, Marine Computation Services Ltd, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, KYMANER - Tecnologias Energeticas Lda, Ocean Energy Limited, University of Limerick, Wave Energy Centre
Funding by: European Commission (FP7)
European Commission
Duration: 1.4.2008 - 30.9.2011
Editer: Peter Kracht

Investigation of the generator frequency converter system, controls and grid connection, device concept development and downscaled field test version, HIL test of the whole PTO including the control, commissioning


This project concentrates on the development of new concepts and components for power-take-off (PTO), control, moorings, risers, data acquisition and instrumentation based on floating oscillating water column (OWC) wave energy devices.