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Synaptec and ORE Catapult partner to reduce outage costs in offshore array cables

Image shows an offshore turbine at ORE Catapult Levenmouth

Tech company Synaptec has partnered with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult in a project to reduce both the high costs of subsea cable failures and the instrumentation systems required to monitor them all. Synaptec’s unique Refase™ technology will be installed at ORE Catapult’s 7MW Levenmouth Demonstration Turbine in Fife in a year long trial […]

Synaptec secures £2.9 million investment to grow unique electrical network control technology

Energy tech pioneer expanding after £2.9m investment

Synaptec has secured second-round funding led by Foresight and Williams Advanced Engineering through the Foresight Williams Technology EIS fund – a collaboration between Williams Advanced Engineering and Foresight Group. The multi-million pound investment was secured after two years of consecutive growth and major utilities wins demonstrated how Synaptec’s unique distributed sensing technology can provide unprecedented […]

Synaptec enters German offshore market with innovation award nomination

Synaptec has been nominated for an Offshore Innovation Award, which the entry for which will be presented by Saul Matthews, head of business development, at the 16th Hamburg Offshore Wind Conference, prior to judging. It’s the first time the conference has offered such an award, which seeks to showcase the very best in offshore wind […]

Spotlight on energy tech as Science Minister visits Synaptec

Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Chris Skidmore, visited Synaptec’s offices last week to explore how the company’s distributed sensing technology is revolutionising the management of electrical power systems in the Transmission and offshore renewables sectors. Mr Skidmore was invited to meet Synaptec – spunout only 4 years ago from the University […]

Synaptec launches Refase explainer video

To help the offshore industry embrace emerging technologies, Synaptec has launched an animated video which demonstrates their new distributed instrumentation technology Refase™ working in an offshore array. The two minute explainer video clearly shows how the product overcomes the challenges with associated with cable failures in offshore arrays and highlights the benefits of the system over […]

Game-changing cable fault response tool now available for offshore wind

automated fault response tool

Light-speed tech innovation heralds new era of distributed sensor systems for offshore renewables A new distributed instrumentation technology, which significantly reduces operating costs for offshore renewables operators by automating the response to subsea power cable faults has been launched. The game-changing innovation has been developed by Synaptec, a tech start-up with roots in the University […]