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Fri, 27 Oct


Den Haag

Discover Dutch Wave, Tidal, and Salinity Power with EWA's Ocean Energy Tour!

Join the Dutch Energy From Water Association (EWA) for an exclusive side-event of Ocean Energy Europe 2023 in The Hague on Friday 27th October! Departing from the conference venue, AMARE, at Spuiplein, the tour promises you a day of exploration and discovery into the world of ocean energy.

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Discover Dutch Wave, Tidal, and Salinity Power with EWA's Ocean Energy Tour!
Discover Dutch Wave, Tidal, and Salinity Power with EWA's Ocean Energy Tour!

Time & Location

27 Oct 2023, 09:00 – 18:00

Den Haag, Spuiplein 150, 2511 DG Den Haag, Netherlands

About the event

As you embark on this journey, you'll have the unique opportunity to visit pioneering Dutch technology developers in the fields of wave energy, tidal energy, and salinity gradient power. While you travel, you will be treated to the  sights of the North Holland typical polder countryside, adorned with iconic stolpboerderijen, traditional Dutch farmhouses with thatched pyramid roofs, and views of the Wadden Sea and several onshore wind farms.

At each company, you will make a stop of 45 minutes, providing ample time to delve into their cutting-edge projects and engage with industry experts. Lunch will be conveniently provided on the bus, ensuring a seamless and immersive experience throughout the day. To maintain an intimate atmosphere and foster meaningful interactions, the maximum number of participants is limited to 50.

Your itinerary includes the following stops:

Start A Departure from AMARE conference centre on Spuiplein, The Hague (meet at 09:00am for departure at 09:30am)

Stop B Symphony Wave at MultiMetaal in Den Helder - Observe the components of their full-scale demonstrator for the Symphony Wave prototype. (Estimated arrival: 11:00 am)

Stop C Slowmill assembly site at Kooyhaven in Den Helder - Witness their impressive demonstrator installed off the coast of Texel in 2022. (Estimated arrival: 12:15 pm)

On your way to the next stop, you will pass the former test site of Tocardo tidal turbines in the Afsluitdijk at the Stevin discharge sluice gates - Discover the innovations in tidal energy at this renowned location.

Stop D RED-stack experimental reverse osmosis plant on the Afsluitdijk near Breezanddijk - Experience the world's only place where energy is generated from the salinity difference between fresh lake water and seawater. (Estimated arrival: 13:30 pm)

Stop E Fish Flow Innovations in Medemblik - Marvel at their ultra-low head ducted tidal turbine, selected for the prestigious Tidal Power Plant Larantuka in Indonesia. (Estimated arrival: 15:30 pm)

Stop F Those wishing to catch a flight from Schiphol Airport can be dropped off around 17:15 on the way back. Please make sure your flight departs after 19:00 to ensure sufficient time for check-in and security procedures at Schiphol Airport.

END G We expect to back at AMARE theatre around 18:00 assuming little delays.

Throughout the bus tour, you can expect quick fire presentations from other prominent Dutch companies offering valuable insights into their groundbreaking work in ocean energy.

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