Ocean Energy Reliability Workshop to be held at EWTEC

Date: 3 Sep 2019 - 15.30 - 19.00

Renaissance Hotel Mediterraneo, Via Ponte di Tappia 25, 80133, Napoli, Italy

You are invited to attend the Ocean Energy Reliability Workshop taking place at EWTEC 2019 in Italy.

The workshop is being jointly hosted by RiaSoR2 and MONITOR project partners and will share learnings from across the two reliability-focused projects to support the progression of wave and tidal energy.

Venue: Renaissance Hotel Mediterraneo, Via Ponte di Tappia 25, 80133, Napoli (600 metres from EWTEC venue).

RSVP: Email carly.tait@emec.org.uk to book your place. Registration is free, however spaces are limited.

Please find the agenda below or download your invitation here

15.30 – 16.00
(30 min)
Introduction and overview of MONITOR and RiaSoR2 projects.
VMEA importance to reliability.

Michael Togneri (MONITOR)
Johannes Huffmeier &
Pär Johannesson (RiaSoR2)
16.00 – 17.30
(90 min)

Demonstrating monitoring of wave energy converters:

• Monitoring framework
• Quantification of load uncertainties in the design process of a WEC
• Reliability assessments
• Monitoring system
• Training package

Mathias Johanson
Mairead Atcheson
Pär Johannesson
August von Hacht
Charlotte Strang-Moran

17.30 – 18.00
(30 min)


Break – refreshments provided

18.00 – 19.00

(60 min)


Multi-model investigation of tidal energy converter reliability:

• Computer modelling
• Lab modelling
• At sea testing

Michael Togneri
Grégory Pinon
André Pacheco