27 Jan '18, 8am

Laminaria’s wave energy converter completes tank testing at Plymouth University https://t.co/IDgH0ZkCzY

The final LAMWEC tank tests, prior to deployment at the European Marine Energy Centre, have been completed, building on tank tests conducted in 2016. A 1/30 scale model of Laminaria’s 200kW WEC, which is being designed as part of the OCEANERA-NET LAMWEC project, was put through its paces and demonstrated survivability in extreme sea states. The latest testing programme has been supported by MaRINET2 which supports marine energy developers in accessing a range of testing facilities. LAMWEC’s focus is to prove the survivability of a pre-commercial scale WEC which the company’s load management mechanism and storm protection system. During tank tests, the WEC endured the equivalent of significant wave heights of up to 16 metres, demonstrating that the survival mechanism can reduce loads to a chosen limit during extreme circumstances. Production of the full-scale Laminaria WEC ...

Full article: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/ocean_energy/lami...

Tweets

CorPower deploy C3 wave energy converter at EMEC

renewableenergymagazine.com 17 Jan '18, 3pm

The design principle of the C3 is inspired by the pumping principles of the human heart and offers five times more energy ...

WaveSub enters new testing phase

WaveSub enters new testing phase

renewableenergymagazine.com 24 Jan '18, 6pm

Developed with support from organizations including the Welsh Government and European Regional Development Fund, the WaveS...

Blinds can help you save energy this winter and...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 29 Jan '18, 1am

Do Window Shades Save Money by Gordon Clements Perhaps the question should be " Do Insulating Window Shades Save Energy?" ...

NREL seeking applicants for 2018 Executive Energy Leadership Programme: Renewable Energy Magazine

NREL seeking applicants for 2018 Executive Ener...

renewableenergymagazine.com 30 Jan '18, 4pm

Energy Execs provides non-technical business, governmental, and community leaders throughout the country an opportunity to...