Tidal device

Wave and tidal energy testing

EMEC provides operational testing facilities for wave and tidal energy developers to demonstrate their marine energy converters in real sea conditions.

We provide a number of services to developers to assist them while using the facilities:

  • Independent assessment of devices’ energy conversion capabilities and survivability;
  • Autonomous, internationally recognised performance assessment of devices (UKAS Accredited - ISO 17025);
  • Independent technical verification to confirm that your technology satisfies conceptual reliability, survivability and performance targets (UKAS Accredited - ISO 17020);
  • Real-time technology, resource and environmental monitoring;
  • Assistance with grid connection, Power Purchase Agreement and Renewable Obligations Certificate (ROCs) accreditation;
  • Comprehensive assistance with consent and regulatory issues;
  • Extensive local research and engineering support;
  • Nearby access to sheltered water and harbours;
  • Office and data centre support.

Further information

For more information on our testing facilities please visit the Facilities section of the website, or download our Pathway to Commercialisation brochure:

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