Lessons learnt from the wave power development experience of AWS Ocean Energy
AWS Ocean Energy Ltd
AWS Ocean Energy Ltd
Wave Energy Scotland Ltd
This overview report has been prepared by Wave Energy Scotland (WES), and is intended as a brief guide to the contents of the reports produced for WES by AWS Ocean Energy as part of Project Know-How.
Project Know-How is part of the on-going knowledge capture work within WES and was commissioned to capture lessons, knowledge and key operational experiences from the wave energy sector in Scotland, and in particular the technology development companies based there.
The AWS Ocean Energy reports cover the experience gained by AWS on a variety of wave energy projects, and discuss some of the drivers for technology decisions during their device development process.
This report provides a brief synopsis of the documents produced to act as a ‘sign post’ for the reader. A table in Section 8 gives details of the deliverables available from the project.
Note that additional reports, documents and data files referenced here and in the deliverables may not be currently available.
Project Keywords: Deployment, Installation, Operations & Maintenance, Fabrication, Survival, CAPEX, IP, Lessons Learnt, Patent, TRL, TPL, Yield, PTO
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Report prepared by Wave Energy Scotland (WES) to give a summary of the Knowledge Capture documents produced by Aquamarine Power Limited, which cover their learning and experiences during technology development.
Details of the WES Programme including the overall progress of projects, results of recent landscaping studies and discussion of additional work WES are involved in through international partners.
Marine renewable energy development and deployment is a priority for many countries around the world. These presentations give a wider perspective on the wave energy sector and how to plan for financing.
Presentations from each of the lead contractors for each of the WES programme projects, informing of their progress up to December 2018.
Main presentation from the 2016 Wave Energy Scotland Conference, describing the Wave Energy Scotland programme, objectives, innovation calls and funded technologies.
This presentation was given by WES at their side event during EWTEC 2017, and showcases programme developments, international collaborations, recently announced activities, and background to tank testing requirements.
This presentation was given by WES-funded contractors in attendence at EWTEC 2017 at the WES side event, and showcases their respective project progress to date.
This presentation was given jointly by WES and the ETP (Energy Technology Partnership) at the WES side event during EWTEC 2017, and gives background on ETP, opportunities for funding and how it it interfaces with WES.
This presentation was given by WES at their side event during EWTEC 2019, and showcases programme developments, updates from developers, international collaborations and recently announced activities. The presentation also includes outline of the WES paper presented during EWTEC 2019.
The documents provide guidance for projects entering at, and transitioning between, Stages 1, 2 and 3 of the PTO programme.
These documents provide guidance for Stage 1 of the Novel WEC programme, outlining the overall competition guidance, supplementary guidance on the wave tank testing elements, the sea state conditions to be used for the WES Mandatory Performance Tank Testing, and the requirements for Third Party Verification of tank testing.
These documents provide guidance for Stage 2 of the Novel WEC programme, outlining the scope of requirements (suggested activities and expected outcomes) and a summary of the process and conditions to be used for the standardised sea states during the WES Novel WEC Stage 2 mandatory performance tank testing.
The supporting documentation for Stage 1 of the 3-Stage Structural Materials and Manufacturing Processes programme, which aims to develop alternative materials for WEC technologies.
The supporting documentation for Stage 1 of the 3-Stage Control Systems programme, which aims to design, develop and demonstrate advanced control systems for WECs and their sub-systems.
The supporting documentation for Stage 2 of the Control Systems programme, which aims to design, develop and demonstrate advanced control systems for WECs and their sub-systems.
The supporting documentation for Stage 1 of the 3-Stage Quick Connection Systems programme, which aims to develop to connection systems for prototype WEC developers.
The agenda from the 2017 WES Annual Conference also giving names of each project covered in the progress updates.
An overview from WES of the overall programme and planned activities for 2018.
This report presents the process and outputs from a workshop held to identify and agree a measurable set of suitable metrics with minimum numerical thresholds, which can support a list of wave energy converter system requirements.
This report presents the results from a workshop held to validate a set of stage gate metrics for ocean energy technology development programmes. This workshop is the third in a series of workshops which form part of an ongoing collaboration in defining stage gate metrics. This was delivered by Wave Energy Scotland on behalf of and funded by the OCEANERA-NET.
LCOE calculation tool for WEC developers
LCOE calculation tool for WEC sub-system developers
This report summarises the outcomes of the workshop including: A description of the format of the workshop and its breakout sessions, the discussions which took place, and the conclusions on the metrics and success thresholds agreed.