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Portaferry Wide Wave Basin

Portaferry Wide Wave Basin image

Tank Specifications:

  • Length of tank (m) 18
  • Temperature control No
  • Width of tank (m) 16
  • Lifting capacity (Tonnes) 1
  • Depth of tank (m) 0.65
  • Maximum tidal flow (m/s) 0.5
  • Fluid type Fresh water
  • Maximum wave height (m) 0.125
  • Tidal and Wave
  • Minimum wave period (s) 0.75

Ireland's Marine Atlas

Ireland's Marine Atlas image

Ireland's Marine Atlas is a one stop shop web map viewer providing access to data on the marine environment of interest to the marine renewable energy community in terms of site analysis and developing proposals requiring environmental assessments.

SmartBay Cabled Observatory Schematic

SmartBay Cabled Observatory Schematic image

SmartBay Cabled Observatory Schematic

Strategic Environmental Assessment of Wave, Tidal and Offshore Wind Development in Irish Waters Wave Resource

Strategic Environmental Assessment of Wave, Tidal and Offshore Wind Development in Irish Waters Wave Resource image

Strategic Environmental Assessment of Wave, Tidal and Offshore Wind Development in Irish Waters Wave Resource.    

RV Celtic Explorer

RV Celtic Explorer  image

Marine Institute's Celtic Explorer research vessel used during Irish National Seabed Survey and INFOMAR seabed survey mapping programmes.

ILV Granuaile

ILV Granuaile image

The 'Granuaile' is a tender of the Commissioners of Irish Lights (CIL) and is seen here just slowing to anchor in Bangor Bay for the night. CIL is the body that serves as the lighthouse authority for all of the island of Ireland (north and south) plus its adjacent seas and islands. 'Granuaile' was built at Galatz Shipyard, Romania in 2000 and is registered in Dublin. She has a length overall of 79.6 m, a beam of 15.99 m and a gross tonnage of 2625.

Buoys on Granuaile

Buoys on Granuaile image

Buoys on Granuaile

Grid Connections

Grid Connections image

Gridconnect image for grid connections.        

Imerc Ireland's Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster Campus View

Imerc Ireland's Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster Campus View image

Imerc campus view of the esplanade looking north.    

Belfast Harbour

Belfast Harbour image

Belfast Harbour infrastructure.    

HMRC Wave Basin MARINET

HMRC Wave Basin MARINET image

HMRC National Ocean Test Facility Wave Basin during MARINET project.    

ESB Networks EPRI Smart Networks

ESB Networks EPRI Smart Networks image

ESB Networks EPRI Smart Networks projects initiated in 2011.

Dublin Bay Digital Diamond Interactive Map

Dublin Bay Digital Diamond Interactive Map image

Dublin Bay Digital Diamond interactive map.

Grid structure in the Irish Landscape

Grid structure in the Irish Landscape image

Grid pylon in the Irish Landscape

Arklow Bank Wind Turbines

Arklow Bank Wind Turbines image

Arklow Bank Wind Turbines

National Ocean Test Facility Wave Basin wave motion

National Ocean Test Facility Wave Basin wave motion image

Wave motion occurring in National Ocean Test Facility tank.

SmartBay Data Buoy Galway Bay Ocean Energy Test Site

SmartBay Data Buoy Galway Bay Ocean Energy Test Site image

SmartBay Data Buoy Galway Bay Ocean Energy Test Site. SmartBay Ireland Test and Validation of Technology From Ideas Dynamic Mooring Tethers.

Wave Energy Convertor Layout Option 1

Wave Energy Convertor Layout Option 1 image

Belmullet Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site Wave Energy Convertor connected to onshore substation with individual cables option 1.

Wave Energy Convertor Layout Option 2

Wave Energy Convertor Layout Option 2 image

Wave Energy Convertors connected to subsea connections units with two cables to onshore substation.    

SmartBay Data Buoy Technology From Ideas Dynamic Moorings Tethers Project

SmartBay Data Buoy Technology From Ideas Dynamic Moorings Tethers Project image

SmartBay Data Buoy Technology From Ideas Dynamic Moorings Tethers Project. SmartBay Data Buoy equipped with Technology From Ideas Dynamic Moorings Tethers Leaving Galway Harbour.