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Marine Energy Research: Government

The following table provides links to marine energy research reports from government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Energy. Click in the header cells below to sort the table columns.

Title Author Name Description Link to File
Accelerating Energy Innovation for the Blue Economy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, The Economist Intelligence Unit This report examines the past, present, and future of energy innovation within the blue economy. The report looks at the energy needs of different ocean economy sectors to see where demand exists and may be growing. Link
Powering the Blue Economy: Water Power Peer Review U.S. Department of Energy Presentation to the Water Power Technologies Office Peer Review on October 8, 2019. Topics include background on Powering the Blue Economy Initiative, program strategy and objectives, 2019 Program portfolio and activities (includes outreach), program management approach Link
Powering the Blue Economy: Financial Mechanisms U.S. Department of Energy Presentation to the Water Power Technologies Office Peer Review on October 8, 2019. Topics include the goals of Powering the Blue Economy and related financial mechanisms Link
Overview of WPTO & the Marine and Hydrokinetics Program U.S. Department of Energy Presentation to the Water Power Technologies Office Peer Review on October 8, 2019 Link
Enabling Cost-Effective Electricity from Ocean Waves-PacWave Burke Hales, Justin Klure (Oregon State University) Presentation to the Water Power Technologies Office Peer Review on October 9, 2019 providing an overview of the PacWave test facility Link
Marine Energy in the United States: An Overview of Opportunities Levi Kilcher, Michelle Fogarty, Michael Lawson (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) This report summarizes the best available data on U.S. marine energy resources at the national, state, and regional scales. Results are primarily based on U.S. Department of Energy-funded marine energy resource assessments for wave, tidal currents, ocean currents, ocean thermal gradients, and river currents. Link
2019-2020 Water Power Technologies Office Accomplishments Report U.S. Department of Energy This report summarizes some of the significant results from Water Power Technologies Office-supported research across its Hydropower and Marine Energy (formerly the Marine and Hydrokinetics) programs, including successful laboratory and in-water tests of promising technologies, commercialization of environmental monitoring instrumentation, the release of new modeling code and decision-support tools, and efforts to improve open access to data. Link
2019 Water Power Program Peer Review Report and Presentations U.S. Department of Energy View the final report and presentations from the U.S. Department of Energy's Water Power Program 2019 Peer Review meeting. Marine & Hydrokinetic Track 1 is Foundational R&D, Technology Design, and Validation. Marine & Hydrokinetic Track 2 is Reducing Barriers to Testing and Data Sharing. Link
Tethys Database Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy The Tethys knowledge management system provides information on environmental effects of marine renewable (such as wave and tidal) energy to support a growing user community. Link
Environmental Effects of Marine Renewable Energy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, OES Environmental Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and OES Environmental prepared this presentation outlining the environmental effects of marine renewable energy and related research. Link