Aqua-RET Training Courses

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The Aqua-RET consortium developed four training courses for marine renewable energy projects which were ran in Brussels (Belgium), Madeira Island (Portugal), Orkney (Scotland), Cork (Dublin) and Attiki (Greece). The Aqua-RET series of training courses are not available online. If you are interested in hosting an Aqua-RET course please contact Olivia Daly at info@aquaret.com for further information.

  1. Strategic Planning

    •    Unit 1 - Introduction to Strategic planning
    •    Unit 2 - Introduction to marine spatial planning (MSP)
    •    Unit 3 - Major challenges faced by deployment of offshore marine energy projects
    •    Unit 4 - Testing and demonstration infrastructures
    •    Unit 5 - Offshore Grid Connection Components
    •    Unit 6 - Onshore Grid Connection
    •    Unit 7 - Onshore Infrastructure Requirements

  2. Environmental Assessment

    •    Unit 1 - Fundamentals of environmental assessment
    •    Unit 2 - Legislation overview
    •    Unit 3 - Potential impacts identification
    •    Unit 4 - Environmental baseline survey
    •    Unit 5 - Environmental monitoring

  3. Marine Operations

    •    Unit 1 - Typical marine conditions
    •    Unit 2 - Design Options
    •    Unit 3 - Project planning and Risk management

  4. Technical Evaluation

    •    Unit 1- Energy resource assessment
    •    Unit 2 - Conceptual engineering
    •    Unit 3 - Prototype testing and development, Defining objectives and options for prototype testing
    •    Unit 4 - Technical appraisal of a Marine RES Project

llp logoThis project has been funded with support from the European Commission (EU Lifelong Learning Programme Agreement no LLP/LdV/TOI/2009/IRL – 515). This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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