Designing for Reability of Wave and Current Marine Energy Converters (2015)

Author(s) OES
Year 2015
Type Workshops Reports


OES Annex V
Exchange of Data and Experience on Marine Energy Converters

The Ocean Energy Systems (OES) Agreement of the International Energy Agency (IEA) cohosted the third
workshop in this series of workshops on “Design for Reliability of Wave and Current Marine Energy
Converters.” The workshop was locally hosted by WavEC – Offshore Renewables of Portugal and was
held on February 5–6, 2015 at the Electricity Museum in Lisbon, Portugal. There were 22 participants
from 7 countries that gave 13 presentations on research into the reliability of ocean energy converters.
The participants also considered six fundamental questions on the reliability of ocean energy converters
and discussed how the reliability of these devices could be improved.

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