Planning a Full Scale Wave Power Conversion Test 1988-1989

by Kim Nielsen, Danish Wave Power Aps, Denmark,
Christian Scholten, Danish Wave Power Aps, Denmark,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Ocean Energy Recovery


The paper describes the design of the wave power converter and the principal of working. The results from a tank test on a scale model are presented with the main emphasis on design loads and power absorbed in irregular waves. Conversion of hydraulic power and energy transmission are presented for the test unit and future development plans are discussed.

Subject Headings: Electric power | Hydro power | Full-scale tests | Power transmission | Water waves | Load tests | Energy conversion | Wave generation

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