First NEMMO’s EU project panels hit the water for biofouling tests

First NEMMO’s EU project panels hit the water for biofouling tests

The NEMMO project has installed a set of tidal turbine blade panels made from fibreglass and a gel-coat coating for testing at the HarshLab facility. The samples, taken from the current Magallanes’ turbine blade, will be submerged for six months to determine the level...
We celebrate our 1st anniversary out in the sea!

We celebrate our 1st anniversary out in the sea!

Yesterday September 12th, the first 150 samples tested in Harshlab achieved 12 months out in the sea. We are currently preparing the operation for the decommissioning of the samples and the installation of new ones. Looking forward performing in depth characterization...
First HarshLab Day event was held in Armintza

First HarshLab Day event was held in Armintza

Harshlab materials and components offshore laboratory is now approaching to its first anniversary out in the sea. Along with TECNALIA Offshore Renewable Energy, we organized a workshop in Armintza with some leading offshore companies, who shared their experience and...
HarshLab in Wind Europe Conference 2019 celebrated in Bilbao

HarshLab in Wind Europe Conference 2019 celebrated in Bilbao

HarshLab, TECNALIA Research & Innovation’s offshore laboratory devoted to testing materials and components in real offshore environment, was highlighted as an example of Basque Government’s commitment with offshore energies by Arantxa Tapia (Minister...
First heavy swell successfully overcame

First heavy swell successfully overcame

Today we verified that HarshLab offshore laboratory successfully overcame the first heavy swell of the winter. Waves of more than 7m didn’t damage neither lab structure nor components and materials under testing.