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AGUÇADORA

The Aguçadora test site is available for technology developers for research and project demonstration (TRL 6 - 8) of floating offshore wind and wave energy conversion devices, offshore aquaculture technologies, underwater robotics and ocean observation.

 

 

Key characteristics

 

  • Managed by EDP & WavEC

 

  • 45 -50 m water depth

 

  • Area: 3.3 km2

 

  • 5 km distance to shore

 

  • 4 MW offshore electrical cable and Land station

 

  • 15 kV Subsea cable

 

 

Services done

 

  • Licensing process for offshore wind projects in Portugal (2010)

 

  • Technical support to EDP in the licensing process of Windfloat project in Aguçadoura (2010)

 

  • Numerical simulation of a wave energy device integrated in the Windfloat floating platform (2011)

 

  • Public dissemination of the Windfloat in Aguçadora (2011)

 

  • Environmental Monitoring of the Windfloat project (2012)

 

  • Environmental study of the Windfloat Atlantic (2014)


VIDEOS

Windfloat 2 MW pilot project (2012 – 2016)
Pelamis wave fam (2007 – 2008)
Archimedes Wave Swing (AWS) prototype (2000 - 2004)

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