At sea

Consultancy and service provision

Provision of consultancy on all aspects of design and operation of marine test centres

  • Business planning and cost analysis for future test centres
  • Design, development, set up and management of test centre delivery
  • Data collection for site selection including surveys, environmental scoping, consenting issues support and data collection methodologies
  • Cabling and electrical design, purchasing and management
  • Infrastructure installation and deployment methodologies
  • Test site operational management, procedures and protocols

We provide consultancy services to the Ocean University of China giving advice on how to set up and operate a wave test site in the Shandong Province, and to the Ocean Energy Association of Japan who are looking to develop a Japanese Marine Energy Centre. We have also formed a strategic alliance with The Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE), with the two companies working together to stimulate the development of a global marine renewables industry.

Provision of wave and tidal device testing out with our test centre

We operate within a UKAS accredited integrated management system and can offer:

  • Independent assessment and validation of devices’ energy conversion capabilities, input/output validation
  • Independent verification of marine conditions
  • Test management and liaison with UKAS for certification of off-site testing

Data gathering and provision

Equipment, component or methodology testing

  • Utilisation of our sites for testing the operational effectiveness of specific equipment or components in real sea environments
  • Development of unique methodologies using experience of challenging environmental characteristics at our sites

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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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