wave farm


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wave farm

n
(Electrical Engineering) a collection of machines designed to generate electricity by harnessing the kinetic energy of sea waves
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There are many areas around the UK coasts which could be suitable for wave farm development, including Wales, Scotland and the south west of England.
HiWavehas a budget of 15m euros ($20.4m) and the target date to open the wave farm is 2016.
[12] that studied the effect of a Pelamis wave farm on the shoreline wave climate which is situated close to the Portuguese coast and also by Ponce de Leon et al.
Pelamis, which has more than 40 staff, claims a series of firsts, including being the first wave energy company to supply electricity to the grid from an offshore wave energy converter and supplying the machines for the world's first multiple converter wave farm in Portugal.
This follows a decade of research that led to the first Pelamis model, three of which formed the world's first wave farm in 2008, in Portuguese waters.
The 10-buoy wave farm is expected to be connected to the grid after receipt of the FERC license and additional funding, supplying clean energy to approximately 1,000 homes.
Wave energy developer Aquamarine Power has joined forces with BAE Systems in a project designed to help create the world's first commercial wave farm.
The government pledged 7,000 new turbines, onshore and offshore, plus a pounds 9.5 million wave farm off Cornwall which could create more than 1,800 jobs.
Wave Farms Hard weather is a commodity they're not short on in Orkney so it's no surprise Pela-mienergy is bringing the UK's first functioning wave farm to the Isles.
EXIDE TECHNOLOGIES NETWORK POWER has supplied a number of no maintenance gel batteries to a wave farm project off the coast of Portugal.
It is the first to be used in commercial wave farm projects, according to the company's website.