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A series of projects based on developing and testing power take off systems for integration into wave energy converters.
Research and development projects looking at solutions for the main structure and prime mover of wave energy converters.
Development projects, designing Quick Connection Systems between mooring and/or electrical systems for wave energy converters in order to reduce the duration, cost and risk of offshore operations.
Engineering Design Studies into Structural Materials and Manufacturing Processes, specifically focused on the construction of the WEC structure and prime mover.
Advanced control systems for Wave Energy Converters and sub-systems which will deliver improvements in performance, affordability, survivability and reliability.
The project documents the findings from the exploratory testing completed by Aquamarine Power Ltd, and also records the experience gained in modelling PTO systems for small-scale tank testing.
Presentations from the conferences that WES have organised, or have presented technical research at.
Full reports from Phase 1 and 2 of the future project development, landscaping projects.
Programme guidance documentation for the historic stages of the WES programme.
Relevant sector information and guidance to aid in the design and development of wave energy projects.
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.
Lessons learnt from Aquamarine Power Limited - Offshore Operations Experience, including offshore planning, supply chain, vessel capabilities and weather limitations
Lessons learnt from Aquamarine Power Limited - Experiences of the use of standard off-the-shelf components, materials, and material grades in disturbed water environments
Lessons learnt from Aquamarine Power Limited - Experiences of the supply chain and component supply
Lessons learnt from Aquamarine Power Limited - Experiences of tank testing, from early concept development through to full-scale model validation
Lessons learnt from Aquamarine Power Limited - Experience of maintenance philosophies, considering operational case studies from Oyster 1 and Oyster 800 such as cylinder exchange.
Lessons Learnt from Real Sea Deployments - Overview of Approach and Supply Chain
Lessons Learnt from Real Sea Deployments - Guidance on Compliance