Construction of onshore substation starts for WaveRoller project

Portugal: Construction is underway of an onshore substation near Peniche, Portugal to connect AW Energy’s 350 kW WaveRoller device to be installed off the Portuguese coast.

The substation will connect the wave device through transformers, frequency converters and other electrical components, reports ReNews.

Abeinsa Engineering of Spain has been hired for the coordination of detailed design and manufacturing of the new substation equipment.

AW Energy is installing the commercial-scale WaveRoller as part of the EU-backed SURGE 2 project, which started in 2014.

Source: ReNews