Sener in Ocean Renewable Energy Project

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Sener Ingeniería y Sistemas, S.A. is one of the companies participating in the CENIT-E OCEAN LIDER Project, led by Iberdrola. The Project is a technological initiative promoted by a consortium of companies with strong research capacity facing the challenge of generating knowledge for the efficient exploitation of the oceanic renewable resources. SENER is going to investigate in two of the five Activities within the Project.
Activity II aims to research technologies and energy production systems from renewable oceanic sources, such as waves and currents. But the most ambitious project is the energy obtained from the wind, waves, currents and tides simultaneously. The use of the new developing technologies for waves and currents energy generation in addition to the consolidated from the wind is expected to generate efficient and optimized results in the exploitation of the oceanic resources in suitable and available sites.
The tasks of the Project include all the main issues regarding the design of the systems already mentioned, their mechanisms and design elements, the portable structures, materials, and the converted and mooring systems and its coupling in marine structures with enough stability and security. SENER will develop the structural analysis of the unit that will host all these technologies using the finite elements method, and will also make the stability calculation and the longitudinal strength.
Activity V, in which SENER is also taking part, aims the research of new technologies, methodologies and systems allowing the necessary marine activities with tighter times and costs, in order to minimize the number of operations, its complexity and the security risks. First of all, it will be done a comprehensive study of the current systems and its deficiencies with the purpose of defining the optimum operations. In particular, these operations are the structures installation, and the maneuvering of entering and docking both for maintenance and dismantling. The research investigation will identify new technologies and methods but also will optimize the existing ones.
Finally, Sener will develop a study around the State of the Art of the necessary vessels related with this new energy, for the towing, mounting, building, auxiliary services, maintenance, wind turbines operation and offshore installations. Taking in mind the operation requirements on the implementation of the new defined units, SENER will also develop the basic design of a vessel for all these needs.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter June 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Environmental

First Signs of Healing in the Antarctic Ozone Hole

An international team of researchers led by Susan Solomon at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has identified the “first fingerprints of healing” of the Antarctic ozone layer,

Red Funnel Catamaran Powered by MTU Engines

The latest addition to the British Red Funnel ferry fleet, Red Jet 6, completed first sea trials in June 2016 and will go into service in July. The high-speed catamaran

Emission Changing the Smell of the Sea

Chemistry and biological science experts at the University of Hull, say increasing acidification of the world’s oceans has the potential to significantly disrupt the way marine life communicates,

Energy

Qatargas, RWE Ink SPA Deal for LNG Deliveries

Qatargas, the World’s Premier LNG Company, today announced a flexible Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with RWE Supply Trading (RWEST), a leading European electricity and gas company.

Tanker Fleet Grows by 203 Units Last Year

The tanker fleet has grown over the past twelve months by another 203 units amounting to 21.9 million dwt, says Gibson's Mid-Year Review of Weekly Tanker Market Report.

MARAD Report: Energy Efficiency & Battery Compartment Design

MARAD released an Energy Efficiency White Paper. The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of the Energy Efficiency White Paper that provides

Naval Architecture

Ingalls to Build US Warship LH8

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been selected to build the U.S. Navy’s next large-deck amphibious assault warship, LHA 8.

ClassNK Sets up Industry's first Digital Archive Center

ClassNK has established ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC), the maritime industry’s first onshore digital archive center that fully complies with IMO Goal-based ship

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Extends Interoperability on Large Assets

Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions,

 
 
Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0824 sec (12 req/sec)