OFFSHORE WAVE GENERATION BY OVER-DAMPED POINT COLLECTORS
The project aim was to design and manufacture an oscillating water column wave energy collector, including the structure and the mooring system. The device was installed in the BIMEP in 2017.
- Consortium: Headed by Iberdrola Ingeniería y Construcción, composed of eight companies: Corporación Zigor, Ingeteam Power Technology, Itsaskorda, Jema Energy, Obeki Electric Machines, Oceantec Energias Marinas and Vicinay Cadenas and several R&D units: Fundación Tecnalia Research & Innovation, Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa, Jose Mª Arizmendiarrieta, Zigor, Research & Development and Vicinay Marine Innovación.
- Execution Period: April 2012 – June 2015.
- Supported by: Project within Basque Government Etorgai programme ER-2012/00036.