Potential alternative energy technologies on the Outer Continental Shelf.

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This technical memorandum (TM) describes the technology requirements for three alternative energy technologies for which pilot and/or commercial projects on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) are likely to be proposed within the next five to seven years. For each of the alternative technologies--wind, wave, and ocean current--the TM first presents an overview. After each technology-specific overview, it describes the technology requirements for four development phases: site monitoring and testing, construction, operation, and decommissioning. For each phase, the report covers the following topics (where data are available): facility description, electricity generated, ocean area (surface and bottom) occupied, resource requirements, emissions ... continued below

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Elcock, D. & Assessment, Environmental April 20, 2007.

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This technical memorandum (TM) describes the technology requirements for three alternative energy technologies for which pilot and/or commercial projects on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) are likely to be proposed within the next five to seven years. For each of the alternative technologies--wind, wave, and ocean current--the TM first presents an overview. After each technology-specific overview, it describes the technology requirements for four development phases: site monitoring and testing, construction, operation, and decommissioning. For each phase, the report covers the following topics (where data are available): facility description, electricity generated, ocean area (surface and bottom) occupied, resource requirements, emissions and noise sources, hazardous materials stored or used, transportation requirements, and accident potential. Where appropriate, the TM distinguishes between pilot-scale (or demonstration-scale) facilities and commercial-scale facilities.

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  • Report No.: ANL/EVS/TM/06-5
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-06CH11357
  • DOI: 10.2172/925348 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 925348
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc899379

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Elcock, D. & Assessment, Environmental. Potential alternative energy technologies on the Outer Continental Shelf., report, April 20, 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc899379/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.