Next-Generation Wave Energy Testing
IMPACT: Next-generation testing approach for Wave Energy Converters
IMPACT is a collaborative research and innovation project which aims to develop and demonstrate a next-generation testing approach for Wave Energy Converters (WECs).
The proposed 250kW Dual Hardware-In-the-Loop (DHIL) testing platform is based on a technology which expands the capabilities of the already established Hardware-In-the-Loop technique.
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Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, the three-year €3.3m IMPACT project aims to accelerate testing device development and reduce the technology cost as part of a global advancement in wave energy converter technologies.