SIMEC Atlantis Energy Limited a world main developer of sustainable power technology tasks, introduced that its Turbine and Engineering Services Division (ATES) will enter right into a Technology Partnership and Preferred Supplier Agreement (TPPSA) with GE’s Power Conversion enterprise (GE), a worldwide chief in energy conversion.
Under the phrases of the partnership settlement, each events will work collectively and share assets for the continued improvement of utility scale tidal power technology and related power storage options. They may even interact in joint advertising and marketing actions to advertise their revolutionary new subsea connection applied sciences and the broader advantages of cleaner, predictable tidal power.
Atlantis and GE have already been working in partnership since September 2018 on the event and efficiency validation of Atlantis’ AR2000 tidal technology system, which is predicted to be the world’s largest and strongest single axis turbine accessible. This record-breaking system is predicted to be deployed on future phases of Atlantis’ iconic MeyGen Project in Scotland and also will be accessible on the market to business builders.
With their considerable expertise in tidal stream turbine improvement and energy conversion, the 2 events will work collectively to assist obtain environment friendly, sustainable options for the supply of low-cost tidal energy.
The partnership will play a key position within the supply of apparatus and companies to the second section of the MeyGen Project, generally known as Project Stroma, which can see two further Atlantis AR2000 generators linked through a brand new subsea hub to a single energy export cable which can then be linked through the MeyGen substation to the National Grid.
Peter Oram, Commercial Director of GE’s Power Conversion enterprise, commented:
“We are delighted to be working collectively in the direction of cleaner power options – harnessing pure assets, like tidal power, and making use of GE’s environment friendly MV energy conversion applied sciences permits us to show this considerable supply of power into dependable, predictable energy, for the UK and the world.”
SIMEC Atlantis Energy has a company presence in London. Our business and challenge improvement groups based mostly are based mostly in Edinburgh. We have an operations base situated at Nigg Energy Park in Invergordon and our turbine and engineering companies division is situated in Bristol, England.
(Source and picture: Simec Atlantis)
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