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Weather windows at wind turbine height

Metocean Analytics now offers to analyze weather windows at any height between 10 and 200 meter high.

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Metocean Analytics faster than ever

Open Ocean continuously works on improving the capabilities of the Metocean Analytics solution. Today, Metocean Analytics has reached new heights with lightning fast computation time.

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RTE awards framework contract to Open Ocean

Open Ocean, pioneer in Marine Data Intelligence, launched in 2015 Metocean Analytics, the first online offer for metocean studies on-demand. Open Ocean and its Metocean Analytics solution were chosen by RTE, the French national company in charge of high voltage grid connection, for the analysis of metocean average and extreme conditions along the French coasts.

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Metocean Analytics ® in 1 minute

Discover the simplicty of Metocean Analytics ® 3 steps in less than 1 minute.

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Open Ocean showcasing at ONS 2016

With about 1400 exhibitors, and 42 years of existence, Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) exhibition (August 29th - September 1st 2016) is the key meeting point of the year for all actors of the offshore oil&gas industry in Europe. Open Ocean is proud to attend this event to present its expertise in metocean analysis.


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Satellite data and improved seastate forecasting

Open Ocean has received confirmation of PIAVE funding from the French government for an ambitious research project aiming to improve seastate conditions forecasting using satellite data. Open Ocean will collaborate with CLS on this project named SIMPLE for Satellite-based Innovant Metocean Product: Light and Easy.


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Offshore Wind: United States still have some work!

Welcome the United States in offshore wind world! The installation the first  offshore wind turbine as part of the 30MW project off the US coast marks a pivotal moment in the development of offshore energy. As a reminder the London Array is a 630MW wind farm and DONG develop a 700MW project off Netherland shore.

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Open Ocean among the top 100 of Leading Subsea Companies

It is 11th annual listing of 100 Leading Subsea Companies by Marine Technology Reporter (MTR), and Open Ocean is very glad to be part of.  This 11th edition of MTR100 is the edition of innovative spirit, it is only natural to find Open Ocean there.

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Open Ocean is glad to be one of PM’up winner’s financed by Ile-de-France region

Open Ocean is rewarded for the revelance of its strategy, its potential to create jobs, its growth potential, and its viability.  The financial business support should help Open Ocean to accelerate its bussiness development, notably in Brazil.

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Wind energy: A Low cost energy soon?

Last year the lowest cost ever offered for an offshore wind farm tender droped down to €103/MWh for the Horns Rev 3 farm in Denmark. It included the grid connection. In early July DONG Energy won the concession to build the offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. The total price offered was €87/MWh including the cost of the grid connection.

How wind turbine manufacturers do the reduction cost ?

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