Optimal Depth for Nearshore Wave Power Extractors of Fixed Type

by Hideo Kondo, Muroran Inst of Technology, Japan,
Tomiji Watabe, Muroran Inst of Technology, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Ocean Energy Recovery


An approach to find the water depth which brings the minimum cost of energy extracted with the wave power extractors of nearshore fixed type is proposed. A case study with Pendulor wave power extractor is performed at a small island in the Japan Sea off Hokkaido, Japan.

Subject Headings: Nearshore | Hydro power | Case studies | Hydraulic structures | Wave height | Power plants | Islands | Seas and oceans | Japan | Asia

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