Environmental and Macro-economic impact
We development environmental impact assessment procedures and methodologies and socio-economic impacts of marine renewable energies.
The marine environment team has rendered services to international entities like the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in USA, for the development of an environmental effects database in the context of the OES Annex IV. Services have been also rendered to several companies on the state of the art of the Environmental Impact Assessment procedures and methodologies.
WavEC helps authorities, associations and companies worldwide with the assessment of socio-economic impacts of marine renewables at regional or project level such as the assessment of the value added and job creation. Our team works with available data and macroeconomic models for the assessment of the impact of policies in regional economies.