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bimep

is a singular infrastructure for real-scale testing and validation of marine energy components and systems

 


The bimep (Biscay Marine Energy Platform) initiative was launched in 2011. It is 80% owned by Ente Vasco de la Energía and 20% owned by the IDAE (Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving)


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Key bimep characteristics

  • 20 MW total capacity
  • 4 converter connection points
  • Facilities for installation, trials, tests and operation
  • Associated research centre
  • SCADA monitoring and control system
  • Research and data control centre
  • Depth: 50m-­‐90m


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The infrastructure is available to technology and product developers, enabling real-­‐scale research and demonstration of wave energy capture and conversion devices and systems.


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Bimep is located off the coast at Lemoiz-Armintza. It occupies a surface area of 5.3 km2and stands at a distance of 1.7 km from the coast. It is located 15 km from Bilbao Port, one of the most important logistical centres on the European Atlantic axis


bimep

offers a complete portfolio of services for speeding up development of marine energy technologies

 


ServicesBasicAdvanced
OccupationOffshore and office space 
Information

Real-­‐time sea and power generation data. Historical information 

Wave predictions in one-­‐hour strips (24h, 48h and 72h)
SecurityAssessment of preparation of the technology to be applied and monitoring of alarmsDevice surveillance and emergency management
EnergyGrid connection and management of sale of the energy produced by device. All revenue passed on to userEnergy quality analysis
VerificationPerformance / Energy matrix
Offshore operations
Device installation and maintenance
Technical analysis
Advanced data analyses and verifications of mechanical, electrical, oceanographic and environmental aspects
R&D
Collaboration projects for developing facilitating technologies, resource evaluation, environmental and pre-­‐regulatory aspects.


 
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