Location of bimep

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Ortofoto-bimepbimep is sited near the village of Armintza-Lemoiz (Bizkaia), in one of the areas of highest energy potential on the Basque coast (21 kW/m), very well communicated and with no impact on surrounding beaches or environmentally protected areas.

The sea zone covers a total surface area of 5.3 km2. The nearest point to land is 1,700 m away.

Coordinates

The geographical and UTM coordinates of the platform are shown above. Depth figures are approximate, pending confirmation by bathymetry.

Vertex Geographical Coordinates UTM Coordinates 30 Geographical Coordinates UTM Coordinates 30 Estimated
1 43º 27 ‘ 05.6” N 508.508 E 43º 27 ‘ 09.6″ N 508.620 E 55 m
2 ° 53 ‘ 41.4” W 4.810.966 N 2º 53 ‘ 36.5″ W 4.811.178 N
2 43 ° 27 ‘ 05.5” N 509.661 E 43º 27 ‘ 09.6″ N 509.773 E 45 m
2 ° 52 ‘ 50.1” W 4.810.966 N 2º 52 ‘ 45.2″ W 4.811.178 N
3 43 ° 28 ‘ 09.5” N 511.108 E 43º 28 ‘ 13.5″ N 511.219 E 77 m
2 ° 51 ‘ 45.6” W 4.812.942 N 2º 51 ‘ 40.7″ W 4.813.154 N
4 43 ° 28 ‘ 38.6” N 511.108 E 43º 28 ‘ 42.6″ N 511.219 E 95 m
2 ° 51 ‘ 45.5” W 4.813.840 N 2º 51 ‘ 40.6″ W 4.814.051 N
5 43 ° 28 ‘ 38.7” N 509.570 N 43º 28 ‘ 42.7″ N 509.681 N 95 m
2 ° 52 ‘ 54.0” W 4.813.840 N 2º 52 ‘ 49.1″ W 4.814.052 N
6 43 ° 27 ‘ 52.2” N 508.508 E 43º 27 ‘ 56.2″ N 508.619 E 65 m
43 ° 27 ‘ 52.2” N 4.812.403 N 2º 53 ‘ 36.4″ W 4.812.615 N

Map

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The site of the platform is shown on the nautical map of the area.

General layout

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The general layout of the platform is shown in the accompanying map, including the route for subsea cables and the mooring points for the different WEC devices.