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The Influence of the Wave Climate on the Design and Annual Production of Electricity by OWC Wave Power Plants

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António J. N. A. Sarmento, Ana Brito e Melo

MARETEC, Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal

Maria Teresa Pontes

Departamento de Energias Renováveis, INETI, Estr. Paço do Lumiar, 1649-038 Lisboa, Portugale-mail: Teresa.Pontes@mail.ineti.pt

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 125(2), 139-144 (Apr 16, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1555112 History: Received September 01, 2001; Revised April 01, 2002; Online April 16, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Pico Power Plant at Azores (back side view)
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Offshore sites selected in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean
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Annual production of electricity at Iceland
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Annual production of electricity at Pico
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Annual production of electricity at different sites for a 700 kW pneumatic power turbine as a function of turbine coefficient
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Annual production of electricity at different sites for a turbine with coefficient K=95 Pa/(m3/s) versus turbine pneumatic rating

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