Multiple Oscillating Water Column (MOWC) wave energy device report
Entry ID: OWC_ENERGY1

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Summary
Abstract: The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) contracted the University of
Plymouth to prolong the deployment of its prototype Multiple Oscillating Water
Column (MOWC) wave energy device. The prolongation of the sea trials period
allowed the generation of physical data from which an evaluation of the concept
and an estimation of the overall conversion efficiency achieved during the sea
trials period could be calculated.

This report gives a brief background to the origins of the prototype device and
presents the methodology for the analysis of the prototype conversion
efficiency, calculated for the period of the sea trials as 34.5%.

This report can be found at:
http://www.dti.gov.uk/energy/renewables/publications/pdfs/v0600190.pdf
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 67.0   S: -60.0   E: 20.0   W: -100.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: University of Plymouth
Dataset Title: PROLONGATION OF THE DEPLOYMENT AND MONITORING OF A MULTIPLE OSCILLATING WATER COLUMN WAVE ENERGY CONVERTER
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Originating Center
Data Center
Department of Trade and Industry, UNITED KINGDOM Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.dti.gov.uk/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CLIVE SARJANSTON
Email: clive.sarjantson at dti.gsi.gov.uk
Country: United Kingdom
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Publications/References
1. European Union contract number JOR3-CT98-7026 final report.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-18
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