EMERGE (Electro-MEchanical Reciprocating GEnerator)

PTO Stage 3 - Public Report - UMBRA Cuscinetti S.p.A.

  • Stage

    Stage 3

  • Project Lead

    Umbra Cuscinetti S.p.A.

  • Project Sub-Contractors

    University of Edinburgh, Green Marine (UK) Ltd, Hebrides Marine Services Ltd, Supply Design Ltd, Seapower Scrl, JGC Engineering & Technical Services Ltd, Bureau Veritas UK Limited (BV), Doosan Babcock Ltd

  • Author

    Umbra Cuscinetti S.p.A.

  • Date

    December 2019

This is the PTO Stage 3 summary report for the Umbra Cuscinetti S.p.A. project.

Included within this public report is a high level overview of the activities completed on the EMERGE PTO project during Stage 3.

Features include an overview of the scope of work completed, the project achievements, lessons learnt, and recommendations for future work. The project performance against key metrics is also presented to support the assessment that the project has demonstrated the advantages of using a reciprocating linear drive featuring recirculating ball screw technology to convert energy from ocean waves to electricity at a high efficiency.


Project Keywords: Lessons Learnt, LCOE, Metrics, Electromechanical, Generator, Structure, Scapa Flow, Performance, Operations & Maintenance, Testing, Ball Screw, PTO, Stage 3

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