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European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference 2017 - WES Update

WES Programme Update


  • Project Lead

    Wave Energy Scotland Ltd

  • Project Sub-Contractors

    Artemis Intelligent Power Ltd, Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd, Exceedence Ltd, Mocean Energy Ltd, Quoceant Ltd, Technology from Ideas Ltd, Wave Venture Ltd, Umbra Cuscinetti S.p.A., University of Edinburgh

  • Author

    Wave Energy Scotland Ltd

  • Date

    August 2017

Now in its third year of existence, the WES programme is starting to yield results and this side event at EWTEC 2017 showcased the developments in our current programmes. We also provided details of international collaborations and recently announced activities.

The presentations included:

  • A summary of the current WES programme; which covered our aims and objectives, what funding opportunities are available, ongoing international collaboration within Europe and the United States, and the recently announced landscaping projects.
  • An outline of what is available on the WES Knowledge Library.
  • A high level summary outlining the considerations behind the mandatory sea states for Stages 1 and 2 of the Novel Wave Energy Converter programme, and the conditions specified.

Project Keywords: Landscaping, Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3, WES, Dielectric Elastomer Generator, Moorings, Foundations, Testing, Metrics, Presentation

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