SKF is a leading global supplier of products, solutions and services within rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems.
Our fundamental strength is the ability to continuously develop new technologies – then use them to create products that offer competitive advantages to our customers.
Within FloTEC, SKF will provide sophisticated solutions, including bearings, seals, lubrication systems and condition monitoring, as well as proven design engineering support services, in the development of the SR2-2000 turbine.
There will also be a strong focus on reducing the levelised cost of energy, with considerable capital and operational cost reductions expected at every stage of the SR2-2000’s design, build and demonstration.
SKF’s technologies will play a significant role in cutting the cost of tidal energy through enhanced performance and efficiency and mainly support within WP8 – Detailed Design, WP9 Construction and Deployment and WP10 Tidal Array Operation.