Selkie Issues Tender Call for Tidal Energy Developers

Ireland-Wales cooperation programme, the Selkie project, is inviting tidal energy developers to tender their services to validate multi-use engineering tools, templates, standards and models, which can be used across the sector in both Wales and Ireland.

The call for wave energy developers was launched earlier in February this year.

The Selkie project is bringing together researchers and businesses to improve the performance of marine energy devices and technologies.

University College Cork are leading the project in partnership with Marine Energy Wales, Menter Môn, Swansea University, DP Energy Ireland and Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions.

The project is funded by the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Cooperation programme.

The pilot projects will have three stages:

  • The selected companies will work alongside the Selkie team to ensure the Selkie tools are fit for purpose and then to use the tools in application to the pilot project;
  • The pilot company will undertake trials that are necessary to validate the Selkie tools (within the allocated timescale and budget);
  • There will be a period of post pilot data analysis and review, to show how the pilot device was performing and to establish the potential of the tools to progress the industry.

Further information and details for application are HERE.

The deadline for application is April 01, 2020.