Lir NOTF ORE Industry Access Programme 2021-08-23T11:26:18+00:00

Lir NOTF ORE Industry Access Programme

Guidelines for Applicants Applying for the Testing of Offshore Renewable Energy Devices
and Technologies

CALL REMAINS OPEN UNTIL 24th September 2021
Contact ianpower@ucc.ie

SEAI access program offers users free-of-charge access to the research and testing facilities of Lir-NOTF. The test facilities include multidirectional wave basin, wave/current flume, wave flume and wave basin, and a electrial laboratory facility. The range of facilities available provides potential users with the capability to test technology relating to offshore wind, tidal, and wave energy, as well as electrical and grid integration, and cross cutting technologies.

Applicants are required to download and complete the Application Form. Information is required regarding the affiliation of the user(s), the choice of infrastructure and proposed period of access (maximum two weeks or equivalent value). Detailed information is required regarding the proposed work, the test plan, the technical requirements and the anticipated outcomes. Discussions between the applicant and the facility manager are mandatory during the application phase to ensure the facility is suitable for the proposed testing and to fine-tune the application. It should be noted that all information provided will be managed according to GDPR guidelines.

Application Guidelines
CALL REMAINS OPEN UNTIL 24th September 2021
Contact ianpower@ucc.ie.
Each application will be evaluated by an independent Selection Panel who will consider the eligibility of the proposal and the technical feasibility. Successful applicants are notified and subsequently contacted by the facility managers to begin the process of organising the test campaign.
Download the Application Guidelines
Facility Guidelines for the Testing of Marine Renewable Energy Devices and Technologies
SEAI and Lir NOTF have teamed up to offer this programme which will provide free to access the to the facilities of Lir-NOTF to Irish ORE developers.
This access programme to the Lir-NOTF is designed to enable the testing and progression of ORE technologies through the early development stages in advance of open sea testing. It is supported by SEAI and is open to any type of ORE technology (wave, wind, tidal, floating solar) that can be tested at the Lir NOTF.
Download the Facility Guidelines
Application Form
Please read the Application Guidelines before applying.
 SEAI and Lir NOTF have teamed up to offer this programme which will provide free to access the to the facilities of Lir-NOTF to Irish ORE developers.
Download the Application Form
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