Turbine Control Strategy using Wave Prediction to Optimise Power Take Off of Overtopping Wave Energy Converters

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Tedd, James; Knapp, Wilfried; Frigaard, Peter; Kofoed, Jens Peter;
  • Publisher: Coordination Action on Ocean Energy (CA-OE) : Sixth Framework Programme
  • Subject: Control Strategies | Wave Dragon | Overtoppings | Wave Energy Converters | Outflows

This paper presents the control strategy used on Wave Dragon overtopping wave energy converter. The nature of overtopping requires that for optimum performance the water level in the reservoir must be controlled by controlling the turbine outflows. A history of the simu... View more
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