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Title: Potential alternative energy technologies on the Outer Continental Shelf.

Abstract

This technical memorandum (TM) describes the technology requirements for three alternative energy technologies for which pilot and/or commercial projects on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) are likely to be proposed within the next five to seven years. For each of the alternative technologies--wind, wave, and ocean current--the TM first presents an overview. After each technology-specific overview, it describes the technology requirements for four development phases: site monitoring and testing, construction, operation, and decommissioning. For each phase, the report covers the following topics (where data are available): facility description, electricity generated, ocean area (surface and bottom) occupied, resource requirements, emissions and noise sources, hazardous materials stored or used, transportation requirements, and accident potential. Where appropriate, the TM distinguishes between pilot-scale (or demonstration-scale) facilities and commercial-scale facilities.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
DOI
OSTI Identifier:
925348
Report Number(s):
ANL/EVS/TM/06-5
TRN: US200809%%758
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
ENGLISH
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES; ACCIDENTS; CONSTRUCTION; CONTINENTAL SHELF; DECOMMISSIONING; ELECTRICITY; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; MONITORING; TESTING

Citation Formats

Elcock, D., and Environmental Assessment. Potential alternative energy technologies on the Outer Continental Shelf.. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.2172/925348.
Elcock, D., & Environmental Assessment. Potential alternative energy technologies on the Outer Continental Shelf.. United States. doi:10.2172/925348.
Elcock, D., and Environmental Assessment. Fri . "Potential alternative energy technologies on the Outer Continental Shelf.". United States. doi:10.2172/925348. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/925348.
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