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  1. 1. Voith Hydro WavegenMatthew Seed - CEOOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop, Bilbao, País Vasco, 2012-02-28Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 1
  2. 2. AgendaCompanyTechnologyLimpetMutrikuWhat’s nextOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 2
  3. 3. CompanyOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 3
  4. 4. Voith GroupSales and Employees by DivisionVoith GmbH (fiscal year 2010 / 2011) Voith IndustrialGroup Divisions Voith Hydro Voith Paper Voith Turbo * Group ServicesSales (Mio. €) 1,228 1,006 1,827 1,520 5,594Orders received (Mio. €) 1,762 1,006 2,005 1,572 6,358Employees 5,345 18,464 9,937 5,965 40,691 * incl. Voith OthersOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 4
  5. 5. Voith GroupWorldwide presence for customers • Production facilities and sales centres in more than 50 countries – covering all key regions of the world. • Worldwide research and development network.Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 5
  6. 6. Voith is innovative • Voith – where smart people like to work. • 11,000 active patents. • 400 new patents every year. • Preference based on innovation. • Investments for Research & Development lie above industry average, with 5.1% of sales.Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 6
  7. 7. Voith Hydro Wavegen Inverness • Headquarters • Wave tank • Turbine test rig Islay • Limpet Test FacilityOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 7
  8. 8. Voith Hydro WavegenWave Energy Pioneer • Formed 1990 • Based in Inverness • Over 11 years operating experience of first commercial scale grid connected wave energy plant • A Voith Hydro company Limpet, Islay since 2005Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 8
  9. 9. TechnologyOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 9
  10. 10. Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 10
  11. 11. Wells turbineIntrinsically simple and reliable • Only one direction of rotation. • Minimum moving parts. • Wide operating range. • Extensive testing. • No moving parts in contact with water. • Easy access for maintenance.Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 11
  12. 12. LimpetOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 12
  13. 13. Limpet • World’s first commercial scale grid connected wave energy plant • 11+ years grid connected operation • Over 75,000 grid connected generating hoursOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 13
  14. 14. AvailabilityAvailability of Test MachinesPercentage 96% 98% 90% 93% 70% 64% 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 14
  15. 15. MutrikuOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 15
  16. 16. Why Mutriku? • New outer breakwater planned. • Opportunity for synergy. • Incremental costs for civil works. • Demonstration project. • Grid connection available. • Good access. • First multiple OWC project.Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 16
  17. 17. Mutriku Project • Client: Ente Vasco de la Energía (EVE) • Power plant integrated into breakwater • 300kW (16 x 18.5kW turbines) • First grid-connected marine energy plant in Spain • Handed over November 2011Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 17
  18. 18. MutrikuFirst operating marine energy arrayOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 18
  19. 19. MutrikuInside the plant room “Smoothest commissioning we’ve seen” – local delivery partnerOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 19
  20. 20. MutrikuGuaranteesCommercial contract with guarantees:• Delivery• Quality• Energy conversion performance All achieved• Plant availabilityGuarantees demonstrate that this is mature technology.Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 20
  21. 21. MutrikuCustomer comment“The installation and commission phase of the plant has beensuccessfully ended and the starting up phase is showing betterresults on performance and availability than expected. Thecommercial phase seems to be promising.”EVE’s Project Manager, Yago Torre-Enciso2011-11-18Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 21
  22. 22. MutrikuSCADAOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 22
  23. 23. MutrikuOpening on 8 July 2011Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 23
  24. 24. Summary • First grid connected marine renewable plant in Spain. • First full-life (20years) multiple unit wave energy plant. • Complete project from opportunity identification to operating plant for customer. • Excellent commissioning and first months of operation. • Achieves DOE Technology Readiness Level - TR9.Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 24
  25. 25. What’s nextOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 25
  26. 26. Siadar Wave Energy Project • On the isle of Lewis off the west coast of Scotland. • 4MW, 180m long active breakwater. • 30 turbines @ 132kW • One of the most aggressive wave energy resources in Europe. • Fully consented.Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 26
  27. 27. What’s next – global project opportunities Korea Alaska Oregon Spain Portugal UK Australia New Zealand Polynesia ChileOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 27
  28. 28. Step by Step to Reliability and Efficiency –Options for deployment Siadar project, consented and grid connectedReliability based ontesting, andunrivalled realexperience Ongoing development of offshore platforms by Wavegen and with partners. Mutriku – 16 unit project with EVEOffshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 28
  29. 29. Contact:Adam Young Matthew SeedBusiness Development Engineer CEOadam.young@wavegen.com matthew.seed@wavegen.comTel. + 44 1463 238094Offshore Wind & Marine Energy Workshop | Bilbao | 2012-02-28 29
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