Protective, Modular Wave Power Generation System

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The concept of small wave energy conversion modules that can be built into large, scalable arrays, in the same vein as solar panels, has been developed. This innovation lends itself to an organic business and development model, and enables the use of large-run manufacturing technology to reduce system costs. The first prototype module has been built to full-scale, and tested in a laboratory wave channel. The device has been shown to generate electricity and dissipate wave energy. Improvements need to be made to the electrical generator and a demonstration of an array of modules should be made in natural conditions.

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Vvedensky, Jane M. & Park, Robert Y. November 27, 2012.

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The concept of small wave energy conversion modules that can be built into large, scalable arrays, in the same vein as solar panels, has been developed. This innovation lends itself to an organic business and development model, and enables the use of large-run manufacturing technology to reduce system costs. The first prototype module has been built to full-scale, and tested in a laboratory wave channel. The device has been shown to generate electricity and dissipate wave energy. Improvements need to be made to the electrical generator and a demonstration of an array of modules should be made in natural conditions.

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  • Report No.: DOE/EE0004570-1
  • Grant Number: EE0004570
  • DOI: 10.2172/1056527 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1056527
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc834073

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Vvedensky, Jane M. & Park, Robert Y. Protective, Modular Wave Power Generation System, report, November 27, 2012; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc834073/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.