The power transfer system for a submerged MRE turbine comprises a set of electrical power components with a transformer, integrated into a watertight caisson, and an underwater connector.

The SeaTC project aims to develop a technological solution capable of industrial-scale production, based on an underwater electric connection with a dual function – step-up function and contactless connection – suitable for MRE conditions and wind and wave turbine unitary power.

This new system, optimised for the marine environment and MRE environmental conditions, is intended to reduce connection/disconnection costs and increase weather windows.

Partners
Companies
  • - M Prime Energy  [Project Developer]
  • - Activetech, Caen
  • - Corrodys, Cherbourg-Octeville
  • - DCNS, Issy-les-Moulineaux
Research center
  • - G2ELab, Grenoble
Funder
Ademe
Labelisation
14/03/2014
Overall budget
3790 K€
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