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  Name Category Date Format
The Danish wind industry 1980 - 2010 Lessons for the British marine energy industry Published papers 7 Jul 11 PDF
 

This report by Aquamarine Power was published in the International Journal of the Society for Underwater Technology in July 2011.

Design of the next generation of the Oyster wave energy converter Published papers 1 Feb 11 PDF
 

This paper, which discusses some of the key design drivers of the next-generation Oyster 2, was presented at 3rd International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) in Bilbao, Spain in October 2010.

Advances in the design of the Oyster wave energy converter Published papers 16 Apr 10 PDF
 

This paper outlines some of the key features of Oyster and its recent development. The paper was first presented at the Royal Institution of Naval Architect's Marine and Offshore Renewable Energy Conference in April 2010.

Analysis of the wave energy resource at the European Marine Energy Centre Published papers 16 Apr 10 PDF
 

This paper, comparing the deepwater and nearshore wave energy resource at EMEC, was presented at the Institution of Civil Engineers Coasts, Marine Structures & Breakwaters conference in September 2009 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The construction of Oyster - A nearshore surging wave energy converter Published papers 15 Oct 08 PDF
 

This paper charts Oyster’s construction and presents some of the challenges which have led to its current design. The paper was presented at the 2nd International Conference on Ocean Energy in October 2008 in Brest, France.

The design of small seabed-mounted bottom-hinged wave energy converters Published papers 11 Sep 07 PDF
 

This paper examines the design of small seabed-mounted bottom-hinged wave energy converters, was presented at the 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference in September 2007 in Porto, Portugal.

The development of Oyster - a shallow water surging wave energy converter Published papers 11 Sep 07 PDF
 

This paper charts Oyster’s evolution presenting some of the research that has led to its current design. The paper was presented at the 7th Annual European Wave & Tidal Energy Conference in September 2007 in Porto, Portugal.

The performance of a wave energy converter in shallow water Published papers 29 Aug 05 PDF
 

This paper, which investigates the effect of water depth on the power capture of surging point absorber wave energy converters, was presented at the 6th European Wave & Tidal Energy Conference in September 2005 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Optimisation of wave power devices towards economic wave power systems Published papers 1 Sep 04 PDF
 

This paper, examining the optimisation of wave power devices towards economic wave power systems, was presented at the World Renewable Energy Congress in September 2005 in Aberdeen, Scotland.

The oscillating wave surge converter Published papers 23 May 04 PDF
 

This paper examines the design of oscillating wave surge converters and was presented at ISOPE’s 14th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference in May 2004 in Toulon, France.