Sustainex 2013 - Collaboration Incentives Support for Business Sam McCloskey (PDF)

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Sustainex 2013 - Collaboration Incentives Support for Business Sam McCloskey (PDF)

  1. 1. Centre  for  Advanced  Sustainable  Energy  Sustain  Ex  20th  March  2013  Pioneering  Innova@on  &  Research  
  2. 2. CONTENTS  
  3. 3. £5m  Collabora@ve  R&D  Industry  Led  
  4. 4. WHAT?  
  5. 5. Turbine  Development,      Manufacture  &  Decomissioning  •  Wind,  wave  and  @dal  turbines    •  Improved  design  and  manufacture:    whole  life  cycle,  carbon  footprint;    use  of  composites  -­‐  new  materials,  fibres,  hybrids  •  Resource  and  site  characterisa@on:    modelling  &  measurement  •  Technology  breakthroughs:    blade  technology/manufacture;    materials;  gear  boxes;  generator  technology  
  6. 6. •  Smart-­‐grid  challenges:  Voltage  control;  Real  and  ReacCve  power  control    •  Genera@on:  Device  characterisCcs  of  emerging  distributed  generaCon  (DG)  technologies  •  Storage  technologies:  “The  maximum  demand  in  the  province  is  around  1,800MW,  but  on  a  summer  night,  it  is  around  only  600MW.  If  it  is  a  windy  summer  night  and  there  is  1,500/1,600  MW  of  wind,  it  cannot  be  used  because  there  is  nowhere  for  the  power  generated  from  it  to  go.    (DETI  Barriers  report,  quo@ng  NIE)  Integra@on  &  Storage  
  7. 7. Energy  Efficiency  •   Buildings  •   Process  
  8. 8. Energy  from  Biomass  • Solid  biomass  to  energy  via  thermal  routes  • Anaerobic  Diges@on  • Biogas  upgrading  &  energy  conversion  
  9. 9. WHERE?  Have  we  been  acCve  to  date?  
  10. 10. Bringing  Academia  &  Industry  Together  • EnTERNI  • 1/10th  scale  Cdal  energy  R&D  project  • Energy  Storage  CollaboraCve  Network  • MATRIX  -­‐  SEHP  • EfW  CollaboraCve  Network  • TSB  /  EU  funding  applicaCons  • Workspace  ‘Green  Town  Green  Space’  
  11. 11. EnTERNI  • Tidal  Turbine  Commercial  Demonstra@on  Site  • Full  scale  Turbine  Arrays  • Up  to  10MW  –  3  berths  /  phases  • Suitable  sites:  Fair  Head  /  Torr  Head  Area  • Supported  by  Invest  NI  • Survey,  monitoring  &  research  studies  Crown  Estates  Leases  for  200MW  @dal  energy  in  Northern  Ireland  waters  –  Are  we  ready?  
  12. 12. 1st  R&D  Project  •  1/10th  scale  tesCng  •  Array  –  Cdal  turbines  •  Montgomery  Lake  &  Strangford  Lough  •  RPS,  Pure  Marine  Gen,  Sengenia,  CreaCve  Composites  &  Oceanflow  Energy  •  QUB  –  Professor  Trevor  Whicaker,  Dr.  Bjoern  Elsaesser  •  £170,000  Grant  for  R&D  –  Invest  NI  •  WORLD  FIRST  happening  in  Northern  Ireland!  
  13. 13. WHY  &  HOW?  
  14. 14. Do  You  Want  to  Be  Part  of  this?  •  Access  to  world  class  R&D  faciliCes  and  researchers  •  40%  electricity  from  renewable  energy  =  1440MW  •  Influence  government  policy  &  strategy  •  £1m  research  funding  per  annum  ++  •  New  market  opportuniCes         QUB  Riddel  Hall,  Thursday  28th  March  2013  09.30  –  13.00  
  15. 15. WHO  ?  
  16. 16. CASE  Steering  Group        Thomas  Cromie                David  Surplus                    Robert  Brennan                    Roger  Henderson        Agri  AD                  B9  Energy  Storage                B9  Organic  Energy              NIE        Professor  Roy  Douglas                      Professor  Neil  Hewi_   Michael  Robinson  QUB                            UU                                            AFBI  
  17. 17. Contact  Details  Centre  for  Advanced  Sustainable  Energy  David  Keir  Building  Stranmillis  Road  Belfast,  BT9  5AG  Tel:  +44(0)28  9097  5577  Fax:  +44(0)28  9066  1462  w.mcgarel@qub.ac.uk  s.mccloskey@qub.ac.uk  www.case-­‐research.net  

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