News & events

  

March 20, 2018
At 20 and 22-23 March, in Seattle the IEC project team for the international standard for mechanical loads on marine renewables and the IEC TC114 met and our MET-CERTIFIED partners were present there […]

  

March 1, 2018
On 1 March, Peter Scheijgrond of Dutch Marine Energy Centre (DMEC) attended the inauguration of the HydroQuest turbines and the SEENEOH Tidal test site in Bordeaux, France.  He made a brief summary and a nice video on his visit that you can see here […]

 
EMEC full force ahead in the collection of resource and power generation data to evaluate the performance of tidal energy devices

February 23 , 2018
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) finished their data collection campaigns for performance tests on Tocardo’s Temporary Foundation System (TFS) and started collecting data on Sustainable Marine Energy (SME)'s PLAT-I tidal energy sytem. Read more about their findings here. […]

  
MET-CERTIFIED abstract "Advancing IEC standardization and certification for tidal energy convertors” has been accepted for presentation on ICOE 2018!

February 9, 2018
We are proud to annouce that our abstract "Advancing IEC standardization and certification for tidal energy convertors" has been accepted for presentation on the International Conference on Ocean Energy from 12-14 June. Registrations can be done here.

Final MET-CERTIFIED certification workshop at OEE in Nantes: a great success

October 27, 2017
On 25 and 26 October, the Ocean Energy Europe Conference & Exhibition was held in Nantes, France. As a side event of this conference, the MET-CERTIFIED consortium organised its 5th workshop. The workshop was designed to actively involve all stakeholders around certification, from banks and insurers to consenting authorities, technology developers, test facilities and certification bodies. […]

 
Project partners Tocardo and EMEC join forces for real life test of T2 tidal turbine against ‘IEC Technical Specification 62600-200: 2013 Electricity Producing Tidal Energy Converters – Power Performance Assessment’

October 11, 2017
Dutch tidal energy developer, Tocardo, is testing a T2 tidal turbine on a temporary foundation platform (TFS) at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC). The device was installed at EMEC’s grid-connected tidal test site at the Fall of Warness in March 2017 with support from the Interreg NWE funded FORESEA project and has been in […]

4 MET-CERTIFIED certification workshops took already place in 4 European countries: an overview so far

October 11, 2017
This summer MET-CERTIFIED has organised four workshops in four countries (The Netherlands (12/05/2017), France (19/06/2017), UK (22/06/2017) and Belgium (13/09/2017)) to create awareness on Standardisation and Certification, specifically on Marine energy. But more importantly the workshops were aiming for feedback from the participants on what all stakeholders need in terms of reducing risks and validating […]

Get submerged! Join our next workshop on 24/10 in Nantes (FR)

September 21, 2017
On 25 and 26 October, the Ocean Energy Europe Conference & Exhibition is held in Nantes, France. As a side event of this conference, the MET-CERTIFIED consortium organises a workshop. The workshop is designed to actively involve all stakeholders around certification, from banks and insurers to consenting authorities, technology developers, test facilities and certification bodies. […]

Third Steering Committee + site visit DMEC/Tocardo/RED-Stack, 26-27/09/2017 @ Castricum, The Netherlands

September 6, 2017
Third Steering Committee The objective of the Steering Group Meeting on 26 and 27 September was to go through the status of the project and agree on activities to perform in the next project period. Site visit to DMEC/Tocardo/RED-Stack On 27 September, the project consortium made a site visit to the DMEC test facilities, the […]

Workshop 13 September, Ostend (BE) | Marine energy bankable? – National MET-CERTIFIED workshop for standardisation and certification in marine energy​

​​​June 26, 2017
MET-CERTIFIED, POM West-Flanders, Power-Link UGent, DMEC and NEN would like to invite you to the national workshop ‘Marine energy bankable? – National MET-CERTIFIED workshop for standardisation and certification in marine energy’ Target group? technology developers supply chain classification bureaus test laboratories project developers financer insurers consenting authorities Why participate? You will learn about the latest developments in […]

PRESS RELEASE | MET-CERTIFIED: Workshops on certification of marine energy technologies​​​

​June 6, 2017
Alkmaar, Nederland – The MET-CERTIFIED project is organizing a series of workshops on international certification of marine energy technologies under the umbrella of the International Electrotechnical Commission, IEC. After the successful launching workshop in Netherlands earlier in May, workshops will be held in Paris and London in June and in Ostend in September. The MET-CERTIFIED […]

Workshop 22 June, London (UK) | Marine energy projects – risk reduction through internationally accredited testing & certification under IECRE system

​May 31, 2017
MET-CERTIFIED, EMEC and Lloyd’s Register would like to invite you to the national workshop ‘Marine energy projects – risk reduction through internationally accredited testing & certification under the IECRE system’. Target group? technology developers supply chain classification bureaus test laboratories project developers financer insurers consenting authorities Why participate? You will learn about the latest developments […]

Workshop 19 June, Paris (FR) | Marine energy projects – risk reduction through internationally accredited testing & certification under IECRE system

May 31, 2017
MET-CERTIFIED and Bureau Veritas would like to invite you to the national workshop ‘Marine energy projects – risk reduction through internationally accredited testing & certification under the IECRE system’. Target group? technology developers supply chain classification bureaus test laboratories project developers financer insurers consenting authorities Why participate? You will learn about the latest developments in […]

Workshop 12 May, Delft (NL) | Marine energy projects – risk reduction through internationally accredited testing & certification under IECRE system

April 14, 2017
MET-CERTIFIED and NEN would like to invite you to the national workshop ‘Marine energy projects – risk reduction through internationally accredited testing & certification under the IECRE system’. Target group? technology developers supply chain classification bureaus test laboratories project developers financer insurers consenting authorities Why participate?  You will learn about the latest developments in standardisation […]

SME seeks marine contractor for PLAT-O installation

April 10, 2017
Sustainable Marine Energy (SME), observer partner in the MET-CERTIFIED project,  is looking for a marine contractor to carry out the installation of the PLAT-O tidal device at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC). UK-based tidal energy developer SME requires a marine contractor to carry out preparatory site works to subsea cable connection system and moorings in […]

PRESS RELEASE | MET-CERTIFIED: boosting marine energy projects​​

December 19, 2016
Alkmaar, The Netherlands – Through its Interreg 2 Seas Programme, Europe will contribute 5,6 million euro to the MET-CERTIFIED project to accelerate the deployment of marine energy projects. MET-CERTIFIED is run by a consortium of European industrial, governmental and academic partners. In July 2016, the Interreg 2 Seas Monitoring Committee gave the green light to […]

November 8, 2016
The Strategic Roadmap of the Ocean Energy Forum was formally delivered to the European Commission on 8th November 2016. Publication of the Roadmap culminates over two-years’ work by Ocean Energy Forum stakeholders. The Roadmap identifies a path forwards, building on European leadership in ocean energy, and developing technologies that can meet a significant amount of […]

Initiation Meeting & First Steering Committee, 24-25/10/2016 @ Amsterdam

October 19, 2016
Initiation Meeting The objective of the Initiation Meeting is to ensure that all project partners clearly understand the Interreg 2 Seas Programme requirements and that the project will be quickly operational. The initiation meeting shall involve all project partners, their first level controllers (if already designated), the Joint Secretariat and the Territorial Facilitators. The initiation meeting shall identify […]

MET-CERTIFIED approved for funding

July 7, 2016
The INTERREG 2SEAS Committee met in Arras (France) on 12th & 13th July 2016 and out of the 28 submitted projects, it approved the following projects: PROFIT, SEAS 2 Grow, DERMA, EDUCAT […]

MET-CERTIFIED newsletters


Below you can find an overview of the newsletters that have been sent out on the MET-CERTIFIED project.


Newsletter N°1 | October 2017

Newsletter N°2 | April 2018