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Thematic Topics

   The conference topics span the fields of wave and tidal energy research together with offshore wind and OTEC, ranging from technical to cross-cutting policy, finance and environmental subjects. You are encouraged to submit abstracts in the following topics/categories:

  • Wave and tidal energy resource characterization

  • Device development and testing

  • Device hydrodynamics and structural mechanics

  • Device and environmental modeling

  • Power take-off and device control

  • Offshore wind

  • Offshore wind-wave and wind-current energy systems

  • OTEC systems

  • Environmental impact and appraisal

  • Policy development and legislation

  • Socio-economic impact

  • Grid connection and system aspects

  • Future markets and financing

  • Smart grid technology

  • Ocean energy system integration

  • Science supporting the success of the marine renewable energy industry

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