An innovative approach for energy generation from waves

Al-Habaibeh, A. ORCID: 0000-0002-9867-6011, Su, D. ORCID: 0000-0002-9541-8869, McCague, J. and Knight, A., 2010. An innovative approach for energy generation from waves. Energy Conversion and Management, 51 (8), pp. 1664-1668. ISSN 0196-8904

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Sustainable energy generation is becoming increasingly important due to the expected limitations in current energy resources and to reduce pollution. Wave energy generation has seen significant development in recent years. This paper describes an innovative system for generating energy from wave power. A complete description of the system is presented including the general concept, configurations, mechanical design, electrical system, simulation techniques and expected power output of the system. The results from the hydraulic linear wave simulator, using a real wave profiles captured at a location in the UK using an ultrasound system, it was seen that a ±0.8 m wave at 10 s time period, produced a conditioned power output of approximately 22 kW at optimum load conditions for the tested 3-phase 44 kW permanent magnet generator type STK500. The results indicate that this new technology could provide an efficient and low cost method of generating electricity from waves.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Energy Conversion and Management
Creators: Al-Habaibeh, A., Su, D., McCague, J. and Knight, A.
Publisher: Elsevier
Date: 2010
Volume: 51
Number: 8
ISSN: 0196-8904
Rights: Copyright © 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Divisions: Schools > School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
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Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:56
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:45

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