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Essais hydrodynamiques en bassin

Latest progress of the OMDYN2 project

DUNES R&D project

DUNES R&D project: information meeting in Dunkirk on 15 October

Pose plaques PVC sur la bouée du site MISTRAL pour étude du biofouling

Last August, several PVC plates were installed on the keel of two special mark buoys in the Mediterranean Sea.

Atelier thématique TROPHIK

Thematic and scientific workshop in Caen on 14 June.

Campagne en mer APPEAL

2nd year of monitoring at sea at the Groix et Belle-Île site to study their impact in an integrated manner


Optimal Design Tools for Ocean Energy Arrays

Duration: 3 years

Project description

DTOcean supplied design tools for deployment of the demonstration arrays of wave and tidal energy converters. The project provided general information and knowledge for the developers of array projects. To achieve that, various areas of the offshore energy sector needed to be researched including arrangement of the array, electrical system, mooring and foundations, installation, operation and maintenance, monitoring, design tools, knowledge management, dissemination and exploitation. All the project parties were actively communicating to deliver an integrated approach to ocean energy array design and development.


  • Accelerating the industrial development of ocean energy power generation knowledge.
  • Providing design tools for deploying the first generation of wave and tidal energy converter arrays.


DTOCEAN project partners

This project has received funding from the European Union's FP7 programme.

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