Internship / Master Thesis: Metocean Data Analysis

Doing your intership/Master Thesis at CorPower Ocean you will be part of a world class team, determined to make big impact. We are on a mission to bring reliable and competitive wave energy to the world. We offer a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. CorPower Ocean is a global leader in wave energy, with a technology that has shown game-changing performance. Your work will contribute to the global transition to renewable energy by unlocking one of the largest untapped sources of clean energy on earth.

Project description  

In order to evaluate potential sites for wave energy production around the world, CorPower performs various analyses of data related to such sites. The location must satisfy a set of specific criteria to be qualified for economically viable deployment of wave energy technology 

This project is focused on the analysis of large met-ocean datasets used for such site evaluations. The wave and wind datasets of interest include both in-situ and satellite measurements, as well as model data. 

Another aspect of the project is to study the benefits of adding wave energy into a country's/region's energy mix in terms of stability of the electric system, price of electricity and total system cost,  

Profile: We are looking for a student pursuing a Master degree in a related field (mathematics, data science, computer science, energy systems, oceanography). You are well organised, have good work ethics, and are familiar with the data science metodology. You are a creative mind with attention for details.  

Technical field: Data Science, Energy systems 

When:  Autumn/Winter 2021, at least 4 months, preferably a few months longer 

Objectives 

  • Screening of online data sources for wave and offshore wind and updating our inhouse data catalogue 
  • Continuing development of existing tools for data analysis and report generations 
  • Support international collaboration work to study added value of wave energy to the electricity system of various geographical locations 
  • Support our commercial team answering potential customers or investors interested in various geographical markets 

 Skills:

  • You can program in python (or Octave) 
  • You are comfortable using Ubuntu as on Operating System 
  • You are familiar with the Jupyter Notebook environment 
  • You strive for environmental sustainability 

As a person:

  • you are striving for excellence, put quality into everything you do
  • you are self-motivated and passionate about your technical area
  • you always search for the most simple and elegant solutions to difficult problems
  • you are persistent, knowing it takes stamina to reach ambitious goals
  • you are data driven and strive to always back your points with a solid analysis
  • You strive for environmental sustainability

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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What's in it for you?

  • Our mission

    CorPower Ocean brings competitive wave energy technology to the world, unlocking one of the largest untapped sources of renewable energy - harnessing the natural power of the oceans to help us tackle climate change and achieve a sustainable low-carbon future.

    We are solving a grand challenge that no one else have cracked the code for. With growing global attention to the health of our Earth´s environment, this mission is more important than ever. We find it hard to imagine doing anything more meaningful than this!

  • Your impact

    Each team member works with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. The technical and commercial challenges you will be part of solving are complex, cutting-edge and highly inspiring . Entering the world of wave energy technology with CPO gives you a unique chance to use, improve and hone your skills.

  • Fun!

    It's not all just hard work here at CPO. In reaching our goals we laugh, we care, we are a CPO-family that enjoy both solving challenges and hanging out with each other. During the journey to complete the dream of a better future there will be lots of challenges, but also lots of fun,and tremendous sense of achievement - you don't want to miss it!

  • CPO benefits

    We offer an attractive packages including: competitive base salary, stock options , health & wellbeing support , pension plan, health insurance, and six weeks of paid vacation.

Be part of something great

We are a dynamic, supportive, fun and a truly international team of more than 10 nationalities including industry experts innovators, experienced interdisciplinary engineers and business professionals.

CPO strive to combine the best of world class knowledge from around the world with a true entrepreneurial spirit devoted to developing the best wave energy technology out there .  

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