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Substations

The substations at the full-scale wave and tidal sites are broadly similar. They provide isolation switching for the devices under test and operate as the interface between EMEC and the UK national grid.

The electrical output performance of each of the devices is measured by equipment within the substation and transmitted to the data centre. We then analyse the quality of the electricity to demonstrate that the devices can provide a smooth and reliable supply of electricity to the grid.

The metered data is also provided to the developer through the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system and the power data is logged in the data historian to be made available for historical trending. We ensure the confidentiality of the data collected.

See our Map App to view the location of our substations.

EMEC CLIENTS

Alstom

Alstom

hammerfest

hammerfest

Aquamarine

Aquamarine Power

atlantis

Atlantis Resources Corporation

bluewater

Bluewater

Nautricity

Nautricity

openhydro

Open Hydro

pelamis

pleamis

scotrenewables

Scotrenewables

scottish_power

ScottishPower Renewables

seatricity

Seatricity

Sustainable Marine Energy

Sustainable Marine Energy

voith

Voith Hydro

Wello

Wello Oy

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