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Abstract

This report, prepared for the C.E.C. Directorate General for Energy, Directorate for Energy Saving, Alternative Energy Sources Electricity and Heat, reviews national programmes in Wave Energy research, development and demonstration and investigates the state of the art within the E.C. and other active nations. It also assesses the availability of information regarding total wave energy resources and collates national efforts on wave measurements; it assesses potential applications within the E.C. (with specific reference to national requirements) and the export potential for wave energy; Furthermore, recommendations are made on possible actions within the E.C. to promote a programme of development and demonstration of wave energy, namely: I) Resource assessment study; II) encouragement of research and development; III) European Demonstration Facility for Wave - Air turbine systems; IV) medium scale demonstration for island communities.

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Authors: LEWIS T UNIVERSITY OF CORK (IRELAND), UNIVERSITY OF CORK (IRELAND)
Bibliographic Reference: BOOK: 137 P., 1985, ISBN 086010 793 0 WRITE TO GRAHAM & TROTMAN LTD., STERLING HOUSE, 66 WILTON ROAD, LONDON SW1V 1DE (UK), PRICE: UKL 20, (EUR 9827 EN).
Record Number: 1989124032700 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en
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