narec n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
NaREC PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
NaREC

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 14

NaREC - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 408 Views
  • Uploaded on

Ocean Energy For New England Conference 6 th October 2008 Sate of the Ocean Power Industry An Industry Perspective. NaREC. Andrew Mill CEO. Introduction. Background credentials 30 years in the energy industry Built and made operational EMEC

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'NaREC' - paul


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
narec

Ocean Energy For New England Conference

6th October 2008

Sate of the Ocean Power Industry

An Industry Perspective

NaREC

Andrew Mill

CEO

introduction
Introduction
  • Background credentials
    • 30 years in the energy industry
    • Built and made operational EMEC
    • Member of RAB and chair of Marine Renewables Sub-group
    • CEO of NaREC
  • Review of the UK industry progress
    • Technology
    • Political
    • Financial
    • Industrial R&D
progress to date wave
Progress To Date - Wave
  • Earliest technologies date back to mid 70’s in UK
  • 2004 EMEC opens wave test facility
  • Pelamis Wave Power
    • 1st grid connected device 2004
    • 1st commercial demonstrator 2008
  • Near shore or shoreline devices
    • Limpet connected to grid in 2000
    • 2004 near shore device tested at EMEC
  • RAB report on progress 2007
  • 2008/9 a number of prototype devices will be open sea tested
progress to date tidal stream
Progress To Date – Tidal Stream
  • 2008
    • MCT install 1.2MW grid connected device Seagen at Strangford Narrows N Ireland
    • Open Hydro connect to grid at EMEC
    • EON back Lunar Energy
  • Verdant install in East River
  • Hammerfest Strom – Norway
  • 2006 – EMEC opens tidal test site, Open Hydro connects
uk marine test facilities narec
UK Marine Test Facilities - NaREC
  • 14 devices tested to date
  • Wave test facility at 1/10th scale
  • Tidal test facility at 1/10th scale
  • Combined wave and tidal stream test capability
  • Linear generator test rig for grid connection studies
uk marine test facilities narec1
UK Marine Test Facilities - NaREC
  • Blade test facility
  • Drive train development test rig
  • Field testing wave & tidal
  • Power offtake system development
  • High voltage lab for grid connection studies
uk marine test facilities emec
UK Marine Test Facilities - EMEC

Wave

  • 4 berths, 50m water depth 2km from shore
  • Atlantic waves regime
  • 25kW/m + energy level
  • 20m+ peak wave

Tidal

  • 5 Berths, 10-50m water depth
  • Grid connected
  • 3.5m/s flow
  • Sheltered area
uk marine test facilities wave hub
UK Marine Test Facilities – Wave Hub
  • Open sea demonstration facility for pre commercial arrays
  • 4 berths each suitable for multiple devices
  • 50+m water depth
  • Fully grid connected
  • Atlantic waves regime
  • 25kW/m + energy level
  • Planned opening 2010
government funding initiatives
Government Funding Initiatives

EMEC Wave Test Site

  • TSB & BERR
  • Carbon Trust - Marine Energy Challenge & accelerator
  • ETI (Engineering & Technology Institute) Private / Public partnership TRL3 to 6
  • EPSRC (Engineering & Physical Science Research Council)
  • MRDF (Marine Renewables Deployment Fund) £50M
  • Scotland has a number of further initiatives
  • £150M Committed <£20M spent
political landscape
Political Landscape

EMEC Wave Test Site

  • Targets
    • 20% renewables by 2020
  • Energy is a reserved issue
  • Environmental issues devolved
  • Planning Bill
  • Grid connection
  • Marine Bill
  • ROC (Renewables Obligation Certificates) scheme, 2 ROCs
  • Scotland proposing 5 ROCs
  • SEA process
  • EC Directives
    • Birds
    • Habitat
  • Crown Estates Seabed lease initiative
barriers to progress
Barriers to Progress
  • Grid connection & competition from wind
  • Funding
  • Skills & industrial capacity
  • Environmental lobby
  • Technical challenges
  • Political uncertainty
narec current project examples
NaREC –Current project examples

Aqua Marine Power Ltd (£500k)

Grid connected PTO solution

  • Project Management
  • Detail design of power offtake system
  • Procurement
  • Assembly
  • Testing
  • Deployment

Evopod – Tidal Device

  • 1/10th scale open sea testing
  • Control & instrumentation
  • Drive train and load
  • Funding

Direct Drive Generator Prototype

  • Mech & Elec design
  • Encapsulation system
  • Wet running design
  • Marinisation
  • Assembly & Build
  • Test and commission

Snapper FP7

  • Linear generator development
  • Program management
  • Partners Upsala University
  • Prototype development
  • >£500K – 3 year programme
marine test facilities
Marine Test Facilities
  • Why do you want to build one?
    • Political leadership
    • R&D
    • Investment
    • Other
  • Answer will dictate what type of facility
  • Answer will determine the cost and return
narec1

Ocean Energy For New England Conference

6th October 2008

Sate of the Ocean Power Industry

An Industry Perspective

NaREC

Andrew Mill

CEO