The test site offers a combination of shelter from prevailing wind and swell direction, enabling the high levels of accessibility to deployed devices required for development at TRL 4-8, yet giving exposure to significant sea states from the E/SE.
FaBTest is a pre-consented, nursery site for the development and testing of Marine Energy Convertors and components as well as Autonomous systems. The application period can be streamlined to allow deployment in 8 weeks.
Wave measurement data from the wave buoy at the FaBTest site. Available from 2010 to present. Raw and processed data can be accessed by developers deploying on site, with expertise and guidance offered by the University of Exeter.