WETFEET: Wave Energy Transition to Future through Evolution of Engineering Tools


Recent experience in wave energy has revealed issues with reliability of technical components, survivability, high development costs and risks, long time to market, as well as industrial scalability of proposed and tested technologies.However, wave energy is technically feasible and has vast potential to fulfill part of the global demand for a clean and safe energy source to integrate the backbone of a secure energy system in the next few decades.Having substantial insight into successes and drawbacks in past developments and existing concepts, the promoters have identified ‘breakthrough features’ that address the above mentioned obstacles, i.e. components, systems and processes, as well as the respective IP. These breakthroughs are applied to two wave concepts, the OWC and the Symphony, under development by members of the consortium.

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