The Policy and Innovation Group of the Institute for Energy Systems is seeking to appoint a Research Associate who will participate in a number of marine energy projects. The candidate must have excellent engineering, economics, analytical and communication skills and be able to work in a diverse team of European academic and industrial partners.
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) to undertake a research project on modelling Ocean waves and currents environment conditions and evaluation for offshore wind turbines. The PDRA will work with Dr Venki Venugopal and Prof David Ingram in the School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh.
C-GEN: Project Neptune is a £2 million project funded by Wave Energy Scotland and led by the University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with Hayward Tyler Ltd., University of Strathclyde, Fountain Design Ltd., Laminaria, Carnegie Clean Energy, and Supply Design Ltd.
TIPA, led by Nova Innovation, will validate in a real-world environment, an innovative direct drive Power Take-Off (PTO) for a tidal turbine that will move tidal energy a step closer to competing on a commercial basis with other renewable sources of energy generation.
Henry Jeffrey in his new position as chair of the Executive Committee (ExCo) of the Technology Collaboration Programme on Ocean Energy Systems (OES), within the International Energy Agency (IEA), chaired its 32nd meeting in Monaco.
A world-leading marine energy testing facility is to become a fully integrated part of the University of Edinburgh - ensuring its continuation as a global centre of excellence in wave and tidal technologies.