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A Review on Development of Ocean Energy Technologies

Rashmi Singh


The potential for marine energy to make contributions to justifying the effect of climate change is anticipated to increase significantly in the longer term. Marine energy generation technologies, including offshore wind, wave, tidal, marine current, and ocean thermal energy generation, which are considered essential to meet long-term aim of minimizing CO2 emissions, have practiced rapid development and significant progresses over the past few years. The present article offers a judicious and inclusive review of recent progresses, applications, and challenges prompted by the marine energy generation and transmission technology developments. It is proposed for a broad audience interested in gaining comprehensive understanding of technical issues and opportunities that may exist in this important emerging field. The potential of generation of electric power from marine renewable energy is massive. Ocean waves are being recognized as a resource to be exploited for the sustainable generation of electrical power. Regarding this promising and emerging area of research, this paper represents a complete review on the development of ocean energy technologies describing, analyzing and fixing many of the concepts behind ocean energy conversion

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