an ambitious project
The Ortze research project is the result of the collaboration and work of a consortium of industrial companies, research centres and universities in the Basque Country. The list of participants, all of whom share a common goal, is as follows:
Project leader. Power and control electronics R&D, systems integration, optimum energy management, renewable energies integration, automation and control, remote maintenance and operation.
Propeller driver R&D, direct drive electrical machine and double winding, silent technology, permanent magnet technologies, cooling system optimisation.
Vessel – port electrical connection R&D, analysis of regulations, electrical infrastructure in port, low- and medium-voltage connections.
Marine engineering R&D, stability studies and analysis, analysis of regulations, structural analysis.
R&D in systems for onboard energy auditing, operations and management model of the new ORTZE vessel, high-level requirements, scientific dissemination.
Operations and management model of the new ORTZE vessel, scientific dissemination, high-level user requirements.
R&D in control and power electronics, grid studies, distribution system protection mechanisms, electrical stability analysis, dissemination and training initiatives.
High-level requirements, operations and management model of the new ORTZE vessel, operation profiles, basic design and engineering, dissemination and professional training initiatives, main crew/office of the ORTZE vessel.