Development of the Wave Energy Converter -Wave Dragon

Jens Peter Kofoed, Peter Frigaard, Hans Christian Sørensen, Erik Friis-Madsen

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Abstract

2Over the years wave energy has gradually been brought into focus, as it has become clear that the fossil energy resources are limited, and cause large environmental problems, e.g. CO2 pollution. On this background a number of different wave energy converters have been proposed. In Denmark the government have decided to appropriate 20 mill. DKK (approx. 2,7 mill. EUR) to the development of wave energy devices over two years, 1998-1999, and the European Community (EC) also supports the development through the JOULECRAFT program.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference
Number of pages2
Publication date2000
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Keywords

  • Wave Energy Converter
  • Wave Overtopping
  • Wave Energy
  • Wave Dragon

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