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PLOCAN Tested Optimised Floating Ocean Thermal Eenergy Conversion Platform

Objective

The overall objective for the project is to achieve a successful demonstration of the novel designs and materials for an ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) platform capable of converting solar heat energy stored in the oceans surrounding the Overseas Countries and Territories of the EU, Small Islands and Developing States, and the Asian and African continent into reliable, baseload power with an economical cost model. The following objectives have been identified:

Technical Specification: Design prototype components using circular materials and computational Modelling tools (Predictive Modelling tools developed and/or refined)

Research Material Properties

Build and Installation of Demonstrator: Floating Platform & testing in controlled and real-worldsettings

Econometric, Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

This project marries both technical advancements in marine engineering and new materials and computational modelling enabling lower CAPEX expenditure for Marine Offshore OTEC. These engineering and materials gains are transferable to other renwable energies and their offshore installations, as well as more generally for marine engineering needs. Social, Environmental and Economic impacts are taken account of in this proposal and are the key mechanism for knowlegde creationa nd dissemination.

Coordinator

CONSORCIO PARA EL DISENO, CONSTRUCCION, EQUIPAMIENTO Y EXPLOTACION DE LA PLATAFORMA OCEANICA DE CANARIAS
Net EU contribution
€ 263 458,33
Address
Carretera De Taliarte
35200 Telde
Spain

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Region
Canarias Canarias Gran Canaria
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00

Participants (3)

WAVEC/OFFSHORE RENEWABLES - CENTRO DE ENERGIA OFFSHORE ASSOCIACAO
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 335 000,00
Address
Edificio Diogo Cao, Doca De Alcanta Norte
1350-352 Lisboa

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
QUALITY CULTURE
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 237 500,00
Address
Viale Stelvio 41
20159 Milano

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Region
Nord-Ovest Lombardia Milano
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00
AGRU KUNSTSTOFFTECHNIK GMBH
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 486 564,75
Address
Ing.-pesendorfer-strasse 31
4540 Bad Hall

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Region
Westösterreich Oberösterreich Steyr-Kirchdorf
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00

Partners (3)

GLOBAL OTEC RESOURCES LTD
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Mor Workspace Treloggan Lane Trethe
TR7 2FP Newquay

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Region
South West (England) Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
No data
CLEANTECH ENGINEERING LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
The Old Barn, Black Robins Farm , G
TN86QP Edenbridge

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
South East (England) Kent West Kent
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
No data
UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Drake Circus
PL4 8AA Plymouth

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Region
South West (England) Devon Plymouth
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
No data