PORTOS aims to assess, develop and promote the integrated use of renewable energy resources in Atlantic Area ports and increase their energy efficiency, establishing a roadmap to a more competitive and sustainable sector.
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
University of Santiago de Compostela
The USC, founded in 1495, is one of the university institutions with a great tradition in Europe being recognized by the Spanish Ministry of Education in the top ten as one of the International Campus of Excellence. The main research lines of the Group are marine energies and coastal hydrodynamics.
USC is involved in approximately 50 research projects under different programmes (H2020, Interreg, Life, etc.) Specifically, USC participates in the following Interreg Programmes: SUDOE; POCTEP; ATLANTIC AREA 2014-20: CleanAtlantic, COCKLES, MyCOAST, ALERTOX-NET. 2007-13: ATLANTOX, PHARMATLANTIC
Role in the project
USC will have a major role in the project actively participating throughout the whole project development. Amongst all the tasks involved, USC will have a key role in the resource characterization through numerical modelling and WECs adaptation to Atlantic Area Ports characteristics.