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Reference Number ETI-MA1003
Title Performance Assessment of Wave and Tidal Array Systems (PerAWaT)
Status Completed
Energy Categories RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES(Ocean Energy) 100%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields SOCIAL SCIENCES (Economics and Econometrics) 10%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 25%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Civil Engineering) 15%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 25%;
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences) 25%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
DNV GL (UK)
Award Type Institute Project
Funding Source ETI
Start Date 27 October 2009
End Date 22 June 2015
Duration 68 months
Total Grant Value £7,900,000
Industrial Sectors Technical Consultancy
Region North West
Programme Marine
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , DNV GL (UK) (99.994%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , EDF Energy (0.001%)
Project Contact , University of Oxford (0.001%)
Project Contact , University of Edinburgh (0.001%)
Project Contact , E.ON UK (formerly PowerGen) (0.001%)
Project Contact , University of Manchester (0.001%)
Project Contact , Queen's University Belfast (0.001%)
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Abstract

The Performance Assessment of Wave and Tidal Array Systems (PerAWaT) project, launched in October 2009 with £8m of ETI investment. The project delivered validated, commercial software tools capable of significantly reducing the levels of uncertainty associated with predicting the energy yield of major wave and tidal stream energy arrays. It also produced information that will help reduce commercial risk of future large scale wave and tidal array developments.

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Added to Database 16/08/18