Recent Submissions

  • Wind Energy And The Environment 

    Tolland, H. G.; Bedford, L. A. W. (Energy Technology Support Unit (ETSU) for the Department of Energy, 1983)
    Worldwide interest in wind energy has been growing over a number of years. We describe UK wind energy activities with particular reference to the Department of Energy's programme and survey progress with large wind turbines ...
  • Wave Energy Device 

    Edinburgh - Laing; Merz & McLellan (PROJECT ASSESSMENT & DEVELOPMENT LTD, A LAING COMPANY, 1981)
  • Wave Energy Study: Nel Oscillating Water Column, Bottom Standing Device, Preliminary Study 

    Department of Industry: National Engineering Laboratory; Roxburgh & Partners (Department of Industry: National Engineering Laboratory, 1979)
    The feasibility of a bottom standing oscillating water column wave energy device is studied. Several methods of providing foundations using existing technology are outlined. One method is selected and examined in greater ...
  • Feasibility Study On Submerged Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Devices: Progress Report 1St July 1979 To 31St May 1980 

    Vickers Limited: Design and Projects Division (Vickers Limited: Design and Projects Division, 1980)
    The period covered by this report (July 1979 to May 1980) has seen the emergence of two new devices, the Submerged Wave Chamber and the Twin Oscillating Water Column. Both these concepts are logical extensions of the ...
  • An Approximate Method To Calculate The Minimum Efficient Size Of A Wave Energy Converter, Including Submerged Devices 

    Ainsworth, J. D. (GEC Power Engineering Limited: Power Transmission Division, 1979)
    The method is based on very simplified assumptions about the Wave Energy Converter (WEC) device, including that for reasonable effeciency the local water velocity should not be required to increase much above that existing ...
  • Cockerell Lp Rafts In Steel 

    WAVEPOWER LIMITED; Rendel, Palmer & Tritton (A & P Appledore, 1979)
  • Wave Energy Study: Nel Oscillating Water Column Bottom Standing Device, Preliminary Study Addendum 

    Department of Industry: National Engineering Laboratory; Roxburgh & Partners (Department of Industry: National Engineering Laboratory, 1979)
    The original report dated May 1979 has been revised to take account of newly available data. Output predictions have been revised and agreed with Rendel Palmer and Tritten. New costs have been calculated which show a 66% ...
  • Wave Energy: The Department Of Energy'S R&D Programme 1974-1983 

    Davies, P. G.; Cloke, M. S.; Major, K. A.; Page, D. I.; Taylor, R. J. (ETSU for the Department of Energy, 1985)
    The intensive phase of the Department of Energy's wave energy research and development programme ran from 1974 to 1983 and cost approximately £15M. The basic objectives of the programme were to establish the feasibility ...
  • Wave Energy Studies At The U.K. National Engineering Laboratory For Rural And Island Communities 

    Elliot, George; Roxburgh, Graham (National Engineering Laboratory, 1980)
    The work programme carried out into the development of the oscillating water column from the basic concept to a major power station design is described. The validity of a small wave-power station serving a remote community ...
  • Wave Energy Study: Nel Oscillating Water Column (Wave Piston) Bottom Standing Device, Updated Interim Study 

    Department of Industry: National Engineering Laboratory; Roxburgh & Partners (Department of Industry: National Engineering Laboratory, 1979)
    During the development of the second Interim Reference Design for the National Engineering Laboratory Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Device (reference 1) it became apparent that there would be considerable problems ...
  • Wave Energy In The United Kingdom: A Review Of The Programme June 1975 - March 1982 

    Grove-Palmer, C. O. J. (The Second International Symposium on WAVE ENERGY UTILIZATION (Trondheim), 1982)
    The paper sets out the need for an inexhaustible supply of energy and describes the management system established to examine wave energy as one of the contenders for that role. It then describes the work which has been ...
  • Wave Energy Report On The Electrical Aspects Of The Edinburgh University Wave Energy Device 

    UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING) (SCOTTISH OFFSHORE PARTNERSHIP, 1979)
    In our offer of services there were no formalised Terms of Reference given, although the object of our participation was: - "To assist the ETSU Wave Power Programme by providing consultant services to Edinburgh University, ...
  • Wave Energy Operation And Maintenance Parametric Analysis 

    Clark, L. E. J.; Harmsworth, B. (EASAMS LIMITED, 1982)
    The Wave Energy Maintenance Model, as described in the Summary, was produced to allow the effect of variations in WEC design or in maintenance strategy on the total Operation and Maintenance (O & M) costs of wave energy ...
  • Wave Energy Group: Fifth Year Report, Volume 2 Appendix 

    Wave Energy Group (Edinburgh-Scopa-Laing, 1979)
  • Wave Energy And Chemical Energy Carriers 

    International Research & Development Co Ltd (International Research & Development Co Ltd, 1979)
    The utilisation of wave energy to produce energy intensive chemicals, based upon the electrolysis of water to yield hydrogen, is generally consiciered to be a viable alternative to the preferred electrical generation and ...
  • Energy: A Register Of Research, Development And Demonstration In The United Kingdom: Wave Energy 

    Energy Technology Support Unit (Energy Technology Support Unit, 1980)
    WAVE ENERGY Sectors: Costs Data Collection Devices: Articulated Devices, Submerged Cylinder, Flexible Devices, Oscillating Water Column, Arrays of Converters, Rectifier. Energy Analysis Environmental Impact Instrumentation ...
  • Wave Energy Group: Fifth Year Report. Volume 2 Or 3 

    Wave Energy Group (Edinburgh-Scopa-Laing, 1979)
    In the late autumn of 1978, through a mutual arrangement made between S.H. Salter, University of Edinburgh and John Laing Ltd., a senior Civil Engineer from John Laing Ltd was attached to the Edinburgh Wave Energy Project ...
  • Energy Analysis Of Wave Energy Concepts: Final Report, Section 2 Final Report 

    Harrison, R.; Jenkins, G. (Energy Workshop: Dept. Physical Sciences: Sunderland Polytechnic, 1981)
    A method which can be used to perform a net energy analysis of a renewable energy technology is outlined. The reason for the analysis and the meaning of the results are discussed in the context of wave energy technology. ...
  • Energy Analysis Of Wave Energy Concepts: Final Report, Section 1 Final Report 

    Harrison, R.; Jenkins, G. (Energy Workshop: Dept. Physical Sciences: Sunderland Polytechnic, 1981)
    Energy analysis is the study of the energy required to provide a product or service. In the case of the wave energy systems being developed in the U.K., the product is electrical energy, delivered to the electricity supply ...
  • Costing Annexe To Consultants Preliminary Report 

    WAVE ENERGY STEERING COMMITTEE (UNITED KINGDOM WAVE ENERGY PROGRAMME); Rendel, Palmer & Tritton, Consulting Engineers; Kennedy & Donkin, Consulting Engineers (Wave Energy Steering Committee (United Kingdom Wave Energy Programme), 1977)
    The procedure for costing the Reference Designs of the Wave Power Devices is described in Chapter 3 of the Consultant's Preliminary Report. The detailed breakdown of the prices determined for each Device, together with ...

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