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Title: Development and Demonstration of an OWC Power System

The objectives of this Department of Energy (DOE) effort were to finalize the engineering design of a turbine and diffuser assembly, complete the scaled mechanical testing of the new blade articulation control mechanism and other critical components, to finalize the detailed design of a nominal 350 kWe turbine that will be used in an Oscillating Water Column (OWC), Wave Energy Converter System (WEC), and to assist Oceanlinx Limited in the installation and ocean water testing of the complete system.
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Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Concepts ETI, Inc d.b.a. Concepts NREC
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
Country of Publication:
United States
16 TIDAL AND WAVE POWER; wave energy recovery; oscillating water column; variable nozzle turbine