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Wavepiston installs a wave energy converter at PLOCAN’s test site
14 January / 2021
Kraken, a new robotic arm for offshore operations
06 January / 2021
WESE project launches environmental monitoring activities around a wave energy converter in Peniche (Portugal)
22 December / 2020
Blue-GIFT opens third call to test marine renewable energy technology in real sea environments
09 December / 2020
ETIP Ocean webinar on consenting on 15 December at 11 am CET
30 November / 2020
DTOceanPlus Workshop
24 November / 2020
Portugal and Canada to fire up Blue Economy with transatlantic conference
12 November / 2020
WavEC Annual Seminar 2020
09 October / 2020
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Reports

Market Study on Ocean Energy
Wave Energy Pico Plant (only portuguese version)
Ocean Energy in Insular Conditions
The State of Knowledge for Environmental Effects
Licensing Guidance for Marine Renewable Energy Projects in Portugal
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Scientific Papers

2020
Conference Publications and Presentations

Eça, Luís., Pereira, Filipe S., Vaz, Guilherme., Lopes, Rui., Toxopeus, Serge., "On the Role of Discretization Errors in the Quantification of Parameter Uncertainties".in Proceedings of V&V Verification and Validation Symposium V&V 2020, USA, May 20-22.

Burmester, Simon., Gueydon, Sebastien., Koop, Arjen., Wang, Yu., Chen, H C., " High - fidelity modelling of floating offshore wind turbine platforms", in Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering, OMAE 2020, Fort Lauderdale, USA, June 28 - July 3, 2020.

Journal Publications

ikonomou, C. L. G., Gradowski, M., Kalogeri, C., & Sarmento, A. J. N. A. "On defining storm intervals: Extreme wave analysis using extremal index inferencing of the run length parameter." Ocean Engineering, 217, August 2020. 

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Simon, Burmester., Vaz, G., Moctar, Ould.,"Towards credible CFD simulations for floating offshore wind turbines"., in Ocean Engineering Journal. Volume 2019. August 2020. 

U. T. Rentschler,Manuel U., Adam, Frank., Chainho, Paulo., Krügel, Kilian., C. Vicente, Pedro. P"Parametric study of dynamic inter-array cable systems for floating offshore wind turbines" – Marine Systems & Ocean Technology, 2020.

Liebrand, R., Klapwijk, M., Lloyd, T., & Vaz, G., "Transition and Turbulence Modeling for the Prediction of Cavitating Tip Vortices", in Journal of Fluids Engineering, Volume 143, 1–14, January 2020. 

Lopes, Rui., Eça, Luís., Vaz, G., "On the Numerical Behavior of RANS-Based Transition Models".,  Journal of Fluid Engineering, Vol, 142 May 2020. 

Hirabayashi, S., Vaz, G., & Suzuki, H. “Force Measurements of the Flow Around Arrays of Three and Four Columns With Different Geometry Sections , Spacing Ratios,and Incidence Angles”.in Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering. Volume 142. April 2020. 1–22. 

Falcão, António F.O., Sarmento, António J.N.A., Gato, Luís M.C., Brito-Melo, Ana., "The Pico OWC wave power plant: Its lifetime from conception to closure 1986–2018", in n Applied Ocean Research, 2020.

Klapwijk, M., Lloyd, T., Vaz, G., & van Terwisga, T. (2020). "Evaluation of scale-resolving simulations for a turbulent channel flow." in Computers and Fluids, Volume 209, 104636. June 2020.

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Vinagre, Pedro., Simas, Teresa., Cruz, Erica., Pinori, Emiliano., Svenson, Johan., "Marine Biofouling: A European Database for the Marine Renewable Energy Sectorin the Journal of Marine Science and engineering", in Journal of Marine Science and engineering, July 2020.

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Eça, L., Vaz, G., Hoekstra, M., Pal, S., Muller, E., Pelletier, D., Bertinetti, A., Difonzo, R., Savoldi, L., Zanino, R., . Zappatore, A., Chen, Y., Maki, K. J., Ye, H., Drofelnik, Jernej., Moss, Benjamin., Da Ronch, Andrea., "Overview of the 2018 Workshop on Iterative Errors in Unsteady Flow Simulations"., in Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification, June 2020, Vol.5

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Videos

WavEC institutional Video 2020
22 December / 2020
Video WavEC Seminar 2019
19 December / 2019
PolyWEC
02 February / 2018
Thétis EMR 2015
23 November / 2017
KIC OTS - Buoy Deployment
16 November / 2017
WavEC Wave Pico Plant, Azores, Portugal
01 February / 2017
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