Consortium as a Whole
The SEA-TITAN consortium brings together 11 partners from 7 European countries: Belgium, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and UK
Eight companies (WEDGE, CORPOWER, CENTIPOD, HYDROCAP, OCEM, COLUMBUS, ENGIE, EDP CNET)
Three non-profit organizations with focus on applied research and development (CIEMAT, WAVEC, UNE)
All partners have a long-lasting and outstanding experience in the renewables energy sector in general and in ocean wave energy technologies in particular. An overview of the relevant experiences of the SEA-TITAN project partners is given hereunder:
Wedge Global (ES)
Wave energy technology developer with long experience in the design, manufacturing, deployment and test wave energy devices based on Wedge linear electric generator direct drive, and has originally developed and patented the MSRM technology.
R&D Partner with strong background in the characterization of a Linear Switched Reluctance Generator and development of a power electronics converter and sensors network for the laboratory tests and real sea conditions.
R&D Partner with strong background in numerical modelling, instrumentation and monitoring and environmental work in wave energy.
Wave energy technology developer with a small and high efficiency converter, based on patented wave spring control system, and solid background in the design, manufacturing and dry testing of wave energy devices and currently in the final phase to test in the ocean during this year.
Wave energy technology developer with a multi-pod configuration and unique industry-pioneering advanced control system for cutting edge PTOs and strong foundation in the design and test of wave energy devices and a 30-year record of technology development execution in the renewable sector.
Wave energy technology developer with significant operating experience in design and testing of a converter, attachable to existing offshore infrastructure, built upon long track record from all marine related design and operations within the international offshore oil and gas business.
Engineering and manufacturer company dedicated to the design and supply of power electronics in the fields of industrial applications, particle accelerators, superconductivity, etc.
ASG Superconductors (IT)
ASG Superconductors designs and manufactures resistive and superconducting magnet systems for research in the high-energy physics domain , thermonuclear fusion, energy and medical applications.
The “Magnets & systems” and the “Columbus MgB2 wire” units will be involved in the design of a superconducting PTO for the Wave Energy Converter.
Electro-mechanical contractor from ENGIE Group with strong expertise on offshore electrical substations, instrumentation, mechanical, automation and maintenance in the marine environment.
EDP CNET (PT)
Research and Development Centre from the EDP Group whose key staff leading the development ocean energy in Europe through the participation in WETFEET H2020 project.
Standardization body for developing technical standards at National, European and International level, which has established in 2008 a national standardization committee related to Marine Energy, CTN 206/SC 114, contributing to IEC/TC 114.