The 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) took place in September 2009 in Uppsala, Sweden. Event Documents The following is a list of papers and presentations produced by this event. Title Author Date Sort ascending Technology Collection Method Application Economic Assessment of Marine Energy Schemes Stallard, T., Harrison, G., Ricci, P. October 2009 Current, Wave Optimisation of a Heterogeneous Array of Heaving Bodies Bellew, S., Stallard, T., Stansby, P. October 2009 Wave Modeling Array Effects A Parametric Experimental Study of the 2D Performance of a Ducted Wave Energy Converter Leybourne, M., Batten, W. , Bahaj, A. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics, Performance Behaviour of a small Wells turbine under randomly varying oscillating flow Camporeale, S., Filianoti, P. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Design of a Gravity Stabilised Fixed Pitch Tidal Turbine of 400kW Freeman, C., Teixeira, J. , Trarieux, F. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine, Tidal Field Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Experimental study to determine flow characteristic effects on marine current turbine behaviour Maganga, F., Germain, G., King, J. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Integrated Structural and Electrical Design of the Linear Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine Caraher, S., Crozier, R., McDonald, A. September 2009 Wave Modeling Structural Numerical Estimation of Incident Wave Parameters Based on the Air Pressure Measurements in Pico OWC Plant Le Crom, I., Brito-Melo, A., Neumann, F. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Performance Research for evaluating performance of OWC-type Wave Energy Converter “Backward Bent Duct Buoy” Toyota, K., Nagata, S., Imai, Y. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Wave and Tidal Power measurement using HF radar Wyatt, L. September 2009 Current, Tidal, Wave Field Data, Modeling An assessment of tidal energy potential. The Lima estuary. Trigo-Teixeira, A., Rebordão, I. September 2009 Current, Ocean Current, Tidal Modeling Comparison of measured shallow-water wave spectra with theoretical spectra. Bergdahl, L. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Development of the French Wave Energy Test Site SEM-REV Mouslim, H., Babarit, A., Clément, A. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling, Test Center High-resolution metocean modelling at EMEC’s (UK) marine energy test sites Lawrence, J., Kofoed-Hansen, H., Chevalier, C. September 2009 Current, Tidal, Wave Modeling Methodology for site selection for wave energy projects Zubiate, L., Villate, J., Torre-Enciso, Y. September 2009 Wave Field Data Parametric Evaluation of the Performance Characteristics of Tightly Moored Wave Energy Converters for Several Floaters’ Geometries Mavrakos, S., Katsaounis, G. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Mooring, Performance, Power Take Off The Effect of Boundary Conditions on Performance Prediction Model Results for Tidal Turbines Turner, N., Owen, A. September 2009 Current, Tidal Modeling Hydrodynamics, Performance A new methodology to evaluate wave energy resources in intermediate depths. Application to the Asturias coast (North Spain) Camus, P., Vidal, C., Méndez, F. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Assessment of the influence of the distance between two wave energy converters on the energy production Babarit, A., Borgarino, B., Ferrant, P. September 2009 Wave Modeling Array Effects Description of the control and measurement system used in the Low Voltage Marine Substation at the Lysekil research site Svensson, O., Boström, C., Rahm, M. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Control Experimental Measurements of Irregular Wave Interaction Factors in Closely Spaced Arrays Weller S., Stallard, T., Stansby, P. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Array Effects Inertia Effects on Horizontal Axis Tidal-Stream Turbines Whelan, J. , Graham, J., Peiro, J. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine, Wave Modeling Hydrodynamics Near wake properties of horizontal axis marine current turbines Myers, L., Bahaj, A. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine Modeling Recent developments in wave energy along the coast of southern Africa Joubert, J., Niekerk, J. September 2009 Wave Field Data Hydrodynamics Underwater Noise Modelling of Wave Energy Devices Patricio, S., Soares, C., Sarmento, A. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Acoustics Advances in Hawaii’s Ocean Energy RD&D Gill, A., Rocheleau, R. September 2009 Wave, OTEC Comparison of boundary-layer and field models for simulation of flow through multiple-row tidal fences Blunden, L., Batten, W. , Harrison, M. September 2009 Current, Tidal Modeling Development of advanced wave power generation system by applying gyroscopic moment Kanki, H., Arii, S., Furusawa, T. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Foundation load analysis of Oyster® using a five degree of freedom load transducer Howard, D., Whittaker, T., Doherty, K. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Wave Surge Converter Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Linear and nonlinear modeling and control of a power take-off simulation for wave energy conversion Taylor, C., Stables, M., Cross, P. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Control, Power Take Off Ocean energy in combination with land-based renewable energy sources: appropriate technology for smaller electricity grids in Africa? Hammar, L., Ehnberg, J., Gullström, M. September 2009 Current, Tidal, Wave The bioSTREAMTM tidal current energy converter Kloos, G., Gonzalez, C., Finnigan, T. September 2009 Current, Oscillating Hydrofoil, Tidal Field Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics A hydrodynamic study of a floating circular OWC Skyes, R., Lewis, A., Thomas, G. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Modeling Hydrodynamics Analysis of wave reflection from wave energy converters installed as breakwaters in harbour Zanuttigh, B., Margheritini, L., Gambles, L. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Wave Surge Converter Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics, Structural Correcting the Under-estimate of the Tidal-Stream Resource of the Pentland Firth Salter, S. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine Experimental and Computational Analysis of a Model Horizontal Axis Tidal Turbine O'Doherty, T., Mason-Jones, A., O'Doherty, D. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine, Tidal Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics of triangular-grid arrays of floating point- absorber wave energy converters with inter-body and bottom slack-mooring connections Vicente, P., Falcão, A., Gato, L. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Array Effects, Mooring Mooring system analysis of multiple wave energy converters in a farm configuration Gao, Z., Moan, T. September 2009 Wave Modeling Mooring Proposed Internationalisation of the UKERC Ocean (Wave and Tidal Current) Renewable Energy Technology Roadmap Jeffrey, H., Mueller, M., Wallace, R. September 2009 Current, Tidal, Wave Toward reliable production estimation from Wave Energy Converters Pascal, R., Bryden, I. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Performance A Three-dimensional Hydrodynamic Model of Inland Marine Waters of Washington State, United States, for Tidal Resource and Environmental Impact Assessment Kawase, M., Thyng, K. September 2009 Current, Tidal Modeling Challenges in the Grid Connection of Wave Energy Devices Sullivan, D., Dalton, G. September 2009 Wave Modeling Grid Integration Development and preliminary assessment of an optical wave gauge Payne, G., Richon, J., Ingram, D. September 2009 Wave Modeling Extreme Wave Loading on Offshore Wave Energy Devices using CFD: a Hierarchical Team Approach Westphalen, J., Greaves, D., Williams, C. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Control, Hydrodynamics Is it a showstopper? Reliability assessment and criticality analysis for Wave Energy Converters Thies, P., Flinn, J., Smith, G. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics, Performance Numerical modelling of the response of tidal resonance to the presence of a barrage Finlay, L., Couch, S., Ingram, D. September 2009 Current, Tidal Modeling Acoustics Statistical analysis of power production from OWC type wave energy converters Martinelli, L., Zanuttigh, B., Kofoed, J. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Lab Data, Modeling Performance, Power Take Off Wavebob – Research & Development Network and Tools in the Context of Systems Engineering Weber, J., Mouwen, F., Parish, A. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Analysis and Comparison of Tidal Datasets Iyer, A., Couch, S., Harrison, G. September 2009 Current, Tidal Modeling Contra-rotating Marine Current Turbines: Single Point Tethered Floating System - Stability and Performance Clarke, J., Connor, G., Grant, A. September 2009 Current, Tidal Field Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics, Power Take Off European Marine Energy Centre: the development of a targeted environmental monitoring strategy and the streamlining of marine renewables consents in Scotland Norris, J. September 2009 Current, Tidal, Wave Field Data Hydrodynamic Optimization of the Active surface of a Heaving Point Absorber WEC Alves, M., Sarmento, A. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Modelling the movement and wave impact of a floating object using SPH Vandamme, J., Zou, Q., Reeve, D. September 2009 Wave Modeling Hydrodynamics Practical design and investigation of the breakwater OWC facility in China Liu, Z., Shi, H., Hyun, B. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Modeling Performance Tidal current turbine demonstration farm in Paimpol-Bréhat (Brittany): tidal characterisation and energy yield evaluation with Telemac Pham, C., Martin, V. September 2009 Current, Tidal Field Data, Modeling Grid Integration A Pilot Study into the Optimization of the Shape of a Wave Energy Collector by Genetic Algorithm McCabe, A., Aggidis, G., Widden, M. September 2009 Wave Modeling Hydrodynamics Bridging the gap between biology (a rock) and physics (a hard place) for tidal energy research Smith, T., Scott, B. September 2009 Current, Tidal Field Data Design of a non-linear power take-off simulator for model testing of rotating wave energy devices Lopes, M., Henriques, J., Lopes, M. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Power Take Off Experimental Testing of the Transverse Horizontal Axis Water Turbine McAdam, R., Houlsby, G., Oldfield, M. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine, Tidal Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics, Performance Investigating the Performance of a Hydraulic Power Take-Off Plummer, A., Schlotter, M. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Hydrodynamics, Power Take Off Numerical modeling of a river site for in-stream energy converters Lalander, E., Leijon, M. September 2009 Current, Riverine Field Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Resonating wave energy converter for delivery of water for desalination and energy generation Magagna, D., Stagonas, D., Warbrick, D. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Wave energy resource off the French coasts: the ANEMOC database applied to the energy yield evaluation of Wave Energy Converters Mattarolo, G., Lafon, F., Benoit, M. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Modification of power characteristics in an array of floating wave energy devices Child, B., Venugopal, V. September 2009 Wave Modeling Array Effects An atmosphere-wave coupled regional climate model Rutgersson, A., Sætra, Ø., Semedo, A. September 2009 Wave Modeling Comparison of Wave Power Extraction by a Compact Array of Small Buoys and by a Large Buoy Garnaud, X., Mei, C. September 2009 Wave Modeling Hydrodynamics Economics of Future U.S. Wave Energy Markets: A Coupled Analysis of Regional Wave Climate and Energy Market Data Vining, J. September 2009 Wave Hydraulic circuit description of the MGR Wave Energy Converter Amilibia, J., Guerrero, E. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Lab Data, Modeling Performance Modelling and Analysis of an Offshore Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converter Cashman, D., Sullivan, D., Egan, M. September 2009 Current, Cross Flow Turbine, Wave, Oscillating Water Column Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Performance of closely spaced point absorbers with constrained floater motion De Backer, G., Vantorre, M., Beels, C. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Array Effects, Control, Power Take Off The influence of a mono-directional PTO on a self-contained inertial WEC Bailey, H., Bryden, I. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Power Take Off A parameter study of the influence of struts on the performance of a vertical-axis marine current turbine Goude, A. , Lundin, S., Leijon, M. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine Modeling Assessment of Wave Energy around Italy Vicinanza, D., Cappietti, L., Contestabile, P. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Design and Construction of an Experimental Wave Energy Device Emulator Test Rig Duquette, J., O'Sullivan, D., Ceballos, S. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Lab Data, Modeling Performance Experimental methods for Power Take-off (PTO) simulation of a Wave Energy Converter (WEC) Ferreira, N., Hadden, M. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Performance, Power Take Off Influences of wave directionality on a generic point absorber. Gilloteaux, J., Ringwood, J. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Mooring Non-technical barriers to wave energy development, comparing progress in Ireland and Europe Dalton, G. September 2009 Wave Reduction of the Tip Clearance Effect in a Radial Impulse Turbine for Wave Energy Conversion Pereiras, B., Gonzalez, J., Castro, F. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Unsteady 3D Wake Modelling for Marine Current Turbines McCombes, T., Johnstone, C., Grant, A. September 2009 Current Modeling Algorithm for the search of the secondary converter optimum impedance in a punctual wave energy converter Paz, M., Simón, D., Porteiro, J. September 2009 Wave Modeling Comparison of damping properties for three different mooring arrangements Vickers, A., Johanning, L. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Mooring Development of Marine Renewable Energy in the South West of England: The Wave Hub and PRIMaRE Greaves, M., Smith, G., Wolfram, J. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Lab Data, Modeling Grid Integration, Hydrodynamics, Performance Frequency domain techniques for numerical and experimental modelling of wave energy converters Price, A., Dent, C., Wallace, A. September 2009 Wave Modeling Control Mean Power Output Estimation of WECs in Simulated Sea Saulnier, J., Ricci, P., Clément, A. September 2009 Wave Modeling OCEANTEC: Sea Trials of a Quarter Scale Prototype Salcedo, F., Ruiz-Minguela, P., Rodriguez, R. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Mooring, Structural The Development of Alderney’s Tidal Resource Antill, J. September 2009 Current, Tidal Field Data Hydrodynamics A level set immersed boundary model for extreme wave im- pacts on wave energy converters Zhang, Y., Zou, Q., Greaves, D. September 2009 Wave Modeling Hydrodynamics Assessing the Wave Energy Resource Using Remote Sensed Data Pontes, M., Bruck, M., Lehner, S. September 2009 Wave Modeling Hydrodynamics Current and Future Developments of the C-GEN Lightweight Direct Drive Generator for Wave & Tidal Energy Hodgins, N., McDonald, A., Shek, J. September 2009 Current, Tidal, Wave Lab Data, Modeling Power Take Off Experimental investigation of power capture from pitching point absorbers Flocard, F., Finnigan, T. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics IN FIELD MEASUREMENTS ON A SMALL SCALE OWC DEVICE Filianoti, P., Camporeale, S. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine, Wave, Oscillating Water Column Field Data, Modeling Performance Mutriku Wave Power Plant: from the thinking out to the reality Torre-Enciso, Y. , Ortubia, I., López de Aguileta, L. September 2009 Wave Prototype test and modeling of a combined wave and wind energy conversion system Kallesøe, B., Dixen, F., Hansen, H. September 2009 Wave Field Data Transformation of Wave Spectra across a Line of Wave Devices Alexandre, A., Stallard, T., Stansby, P. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Is it a showstopper? Reliability assessment and criticality analysis for Wave Energy Converters Thies, P., Flinn, J., Smith, G. September 2009 Wave Modeling A wear model for assessing the reliability of wave energy converter in heave with hydraulic power take-off Yang, L., Hals, J., Moan, T. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Hydrodynamics Comparing the electrical transmission systems for Archimedes Wave Swing parks Czech, B., Bauer, P., Polinder, H. September 2009 Wave Modeling Development of a multi-bladed 250 kW pitching wave-energy converter Gonzalez, C., Kloos, G., Finnigan, T. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Float Design to Limit Displacement in Severe Seas Stallard, T., Stansby, P., Weller S. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Laboratory Experimental Verification of a Marine Substation Rahm, M., Boström, C., Svensson, O. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Performance Numerical simulation of wake effects in the lee of a farm of Wave Dragon wave energy converters Beels, C., Troch, P., De Visch, K. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Grid Integration STOCHASTIC, TIME DOMAIN MODELS AND PONTRYAGIN MAXIMUM PRINCIPLE FOR A TWO BODY WAVE POWER DEVICE Cândido, J., Justino, P. September 2009 Wave Modeling Hydrodynamics, Power Take Off WorldWaves wave energy resource assessments from the deep ocean to the coast Barstow, S., Mørk, G., Lønseth, L. September 2009 Wave Modeling A comparison between CFD simulations and experiments for predicting the far wake of horizontal axis tidal turbines Harrison, M., Batten, W. , Bahaj, A. September 2009 Current, Cross Flow Turbine Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Analysis of potential power output of a device using a wave-by- wave approach Smith, H., Smith, G., Venugopal, V. September 2009 Wave Modeling Control Strategies for a simple Point-Absorber Connected to a Hydraulic Power Take-off Ricci, P., Santos, M., Villate, J. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Control, Hydrodynamics, Power Take Off Evolutionary Algorithms for the Development and Optimisation of Wave Energy Converter Control Systems Gunn, K., Taylor, C., Lingwood, C. September 2009 Wave Modeling Control Hydrodynamics and absorption efficiencies of wavemakers Maguire, A., Ingram, D. September 2009 Wave Modeling Modelling Tidal Energy Extraction in a Depth-Averaged Coastal Domain Draper, S., Houlsby, G., Oldfield, M. September 2009 Tidal Modeling Prediction of the individual wave overtopping volumes of a wave energy converter using experimental testing and first numerical model results Victor, L., Troch, P., Kofoed, J. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Control Torque ripple and variable blade force: A comparison of Darrieus and Gorlov-type turbines for tidal stream energy conversion. Winchester, J., Quayle, S. September 2009 Axial Flow Turbine, Tidal Modeling Influence of Solidity on the Performance of a Cross-Flow Turbine Consul, C. , Willden, R., Ferrer, E. September 2009 Current, Cross Flow Turbine, Tidal Modeling Hydrodynamics A Study on Short-Term Sea Profile Prediction for Wave Energy Applications Fusco, F. , Ringwood, J. September 2009 Wave Modeling Control CFD Analysis of Air Turbines as Power Take-Off Systems in Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Conversion Plant Gareev, A., Cooper, P., Kosasih, K. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Modeling Power Take Off Determination of sea conditions for wave energy conversion by spectral analysis Yagci, B., Wegener, P. September 2009 Wave Modeling Acoustics Experimental verification of the stochastic model for predicting the performance of Oscillating Water Colums devices Camporeale, S., Filianoti, P. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine, Wave, Oscillating Water Column Lab Data, Modeling Hydrodynamics Investigation of the Influence of Array Arrangement and Spacing on Tidal Energy Converter (TEC) Performance using a 3-Dimensional CFD Model Bai, L., Spence, R., Dudziak, G. September 2009 Current, Tidal Modeling Array Effects Numerical Modelling of a Surging Point Absorber Wave Energy Converter Bhinder, M., Mingham, C., Causon, D. September 2009 Wave, Point Absorber Modeling Spatial & Spectral Variation of Seaways Barrett, S., Ashton, I., Lewis, T. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Wave Farm Design: Preliminary Studies on the Influences of Wave Climate, Array Layout and Farm Control Cruz, J., Sykes, R., Siddorn, P. September 2009 Wave Modeling Array Effects, Control An experimental study to assess the potential benefits of foundation based flow acceleration structures for marine current energy converters Giles, J., Myers, L., Bahaj, A. September 2009 Current, Tidal Lab Data, Modeling Structural Considerations of Improved Tidal Stream Turbine Performance Using Double Rows of Contra-Rotating Blades O'Doherty, D. , Mason-Jones, A., O'Doherty, T. September 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine, Tidal Modeling Hydrodynamics Environmental Monitoring at the Maren Wave Power Test Site off the Island of Runde, Western Norway: Planning and Design Andersen, K., Chapman, A., Hareide, N. September 2009 Wave Field Data, Modeling Hydrodynamic modelling of a vertical axis tidal current turbine using CFD Gretton, G., Bruce, T., Ingram, D. September 2009 Current, Tidal Modeling Performance Modelling of the MGR Wave Energy Converter Amilibia, J., Guerrero, E. September 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Modeling Performance optimisation of a modified Duck through optimal mass distribution Lucas, J., Stephen, S., Cruz, J. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Performance The Ocean Harvester – Modelling, Simulation and Experimental Validation Sidenmark, M., Josefssin, A., Berghuvud, A. September 2009 Wave Lab Data, Modeling Torque ripple and variable blade force: A comparison of Darrieus and Gorlov-type turbines for tidal stream energy conversion Winchester, J., Quayle, S. January 2009 Current, Axial Flow Turbine, Tidal Modeling Structural High-resolution metocean modelling at EMEC's (UK) marine energy test sites Lawrence, J., Kofoed-Hansen, H., Chevalier, C. January 2009 Current, Tidal, Wave Modeling, Test Center Hydrodynamics An experimental study of the characteristics of a Darrieus turbine for tidal power generation [Conference Paper] Freeman, C., Teixeira, J., Trarieux, F. January 2009 Current, Tidal Structural Applications of Supercapacitor Energy Storage for a Wave Energy Converter System Murray, D., Egan, M., Hayes, J. January 2009 Wave, Oscillating Water Column Modeling