Experimental Measurement of Wave Field Variations around Wave Energy Converter Arrays

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Louise O’Boyle; Björn Elsäßer; Trevor Whittaker;
(2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: volume 9issn: 2071-1050
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su9010070
  • Subject: experimental testing | wave fields | TJ807-830 | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | wave energy converter arrays | GE1-350 | environmental impact | Environmental sciences | Environmental effects of industries and plants | polychromatic wave packet

Wave energy converters (WECs) inherently extract energy from incident waves. For wave energy to become a significant power provider in the future, large farms of WECs will be required. This scale of energy extraction will increase the potential for changes in the local ... View more
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