MaRINET2 Project Reports

Users’ post-access reports (Call 1)

The following reports were produced by User Groups that submitted successful applications in our 1st Transnational Access Call and carried out a testing project at one of our facilities between July 2017 – Jan 2018.

Flow Rectifying Methods Testing – Aalborg University’s basin

Small-scale model tests of the HAB Energy Buoy – Aalborg University’s basin

Performance assessment and foundation impact of the Sabella D10 turbine – INSEAN’s circulating water channel

Dynamic loading of tidal turbine arrays – INSEAN’s towing & wave tank

Hydro-elastic response of jacket foundations of offshore wind turbines subjected to hydrodynamic impulsive loading – INSEAN’s towing & wave tank

Efficiency and survivability of floating OWC moored to the seabed – LABIMA’s wave current flume

Optimisation of a novel wave-powered small-scale desalinator – ECN’s hydrodynamic & ocean engineering tank

Hydrodynamic testing of an array of 1:20 scaled ISWEC devices – ECN’s hydrodynamic & ocean engineering tank

System identification through experimental tests on a semi-submersible platform for offshore wind – Ifremer’s Basin of Brest

Testing a scaled prototype of the Brí Toinne Teoranta tidal turbine – Ifremer’s Basin of Boulogne-sur-Mer

Tidal Flyer; Innovation, design & evolution (TIDE) Supplementary – Phase 1b – Ifremer’s Basin of Boulogne-sur-Mer

Validation of environmental loading on an open centre tidal energy converter – Ifremer’s Basin of Boulogne-sur-Mer

Validation of Floating Power Plant’s multi-body numerical model for the interaction between the semi-submersible and the pitching WEC – Oceanide’s BGO First basin

Validation of Power & Stability outputs from CFX modelling – Oceanide’s BGO First basin

SENER Fixed Oscillating Water Column – Oceanide’s BGO First basin

Testing of Floating Wind Turbines Ltd’s  new floating wind concept called Deep Turbine Installation-Flouting concept (DTI-F) – UCC’s Lir Ocean Emulator

Characterisation and load management experimental demonstration for a submerged WEC – UCC’s Lir Deep Ocean Basin

Testing multi-float high capacity WEC M4 and hybrid wind configurations – UCC’s Lir Deep Ocean Basin

Testing of a floating offshore wind turbine with controllable waterplane area – UCC’s Lir Ocean Emulator

Surface Energy Accumulation, Conversion & Transfer Technology – University of Strathclyde’s Kelvins Hydrodynamic Lab

Users’ post-access reports (Call 2)

The following reports were produced by User Groups that submitted successful applications in our 1st Transnational Access Call and carried out a testing project at one of our facilities between April 2018 – Oct 2018.

TETRA Wave Power – Concept Test in regular and irregular waves (Stage 1) – Aalborg University’s basin

Performance evaluation test of a 1:26 scaled ISWEC device in extreme wave conditions – Aalborg University’s basin

Performance analysis of a multi-float spar for supporting wind turbines – University of Cantabria’s coastal & ocean basin

Evaluation of the Triton C Community Scale Wave Energy Converter in realistic ocean wave conditions for determination of power performance and cost of energy assessment – ECN’s hydrodynamic & ocean engineering tank