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DCNS Energies, forerunner in the marine renewable energy sector, has chosen Metocean Analytics for a worldwide analysis of metocean conditions.

Metocean Analytics was chosen by DCNS Energies, a brand-new subsidiary of the DCNS company, for the analysis of metocean historical conditions at numerous potential sites of interest around the world.

DCNS Energies is a leader of the marine renewable energy sector, being involved in tidal energy, floating offshore wind and ocean thermal energy conversion technology development. Moreover, DCNS Energies plays also an active role in the offshore project developments that involve their technologies.

Metocean Analytics simplifies and accelerates the analysis process for offshore development sites providing average metocean conditions, as well as extreme value analysis and operating weather windows. This is possible thanks to a large catalogue of wind, wave, ocean current and sea temperature data, coupled with statistical tools analyzing precisely the locations of interest, and an editing tool providing reports on-demand. These are the reasons why DCNS has chosen Open Ocean and Metocean Analytics to optimize the implementation and profitability of its offshore projects.

“We are very proud to have been chosen by DCNS Energies, a major actor of the marine renewable energy industry. Metocean Analytics will help DCNS Energies save time and reduce its costs in analyzing the match between their technologies and numerous offshore sites around the world. The swift statistical calculations and the easily accessible data make of Metocean Analytics a disruptive offer that will support many companies in working faster and better.” explains Jerome Cuny, co-founder of Open Ocean.

About Open Ocean
Open Ocean is a French company founded in 2011 by physicists-oceanographers Renaud Laborbe and Jérôme Cuny. Based in Paris and Brest, Open Ocean is a pioneer in the field of Marine Data Intelligence. It has conceived Metocean Analytics, analysis and visualization online tool for metocean data. Open Ocean benefited from the HPC/PME Initiative program initiated jointly by the Grand Équipement National de Calcul Intensif (GENCI), the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA), the French Public Investment Bank (BPI France), and global French competitiveness clusters. The company was laureate in the national competition for the creation of innovative company by the Ministry of Research (i-Lab), was supported by ScientiPôle Initiative and  joined Agoranov business incubator in February 2011. Since 2014, Open Ocean has an official partnership with the Scottish company Aquatera.

About DCNS Energies
DCNS Energies is a world leader in marine renewable energy, as a provider of turnkey energy production systems. Active on the whole lifecycle of the products, DCNS Energies masters the whole supply chain: conception, construction, installation, connection and maintenance, while respecting the environment, at sea as well as on the coastal zones. Its expertise finds its ground in the historical know-how of DCNS, specialized in complex production system for ocean environment.

DCNS Energies development is structured today around three marine renewable energy technologies: tidal turbines, floating wind turbines and ocean thermal energy conversion systems. This multiple know-how favorizes the opportunity of commercial development on an international market growing strongly.

DCNS Energies, already involved in a large portfolio of projects, is both a key player on the world market and for the long term local industrial developments for all its marine renewable energy production sites.

This news was reproduced in several medias all over the world, such as: 4C Offshore, Offshore Wind, Tidal Energy Today, Mer et Marine, reNEWS, Offshore Wind Intelligence and Fuel Addicts.

If you want to know more about Metocean Analytics and understand why DCNS Energy has chosen us, contact us and ask for a demo