At the BEC Bilbao, between 4-5 October 2010 members of the EquiMar projects presented on a variety of the work packages that form the EquiMar protocols. These presentations are available for download here. In conjunction with the other project deliverables, they form a valuable resource in understanding the emerging standards.There are six presentations which are listed below.
The Engineering and Technical Overview outlines key issues whilst providing a background to the strategic development of marine energy. Download the Engineering Overview Presentation
It is clear in the future arrays of devices will play an important part in commercial exploitation of marine energy. The presentation, "Deployment and Performance Assessment of Arrays" addresses this topic. Download the Array Presentation
The role of testing is essential in device development and is cover in the "Tank Testing and Sea Trials" presentation. Download the Tank Testing and Sea Trials
Marine energy exploitation will require accurate views of waves, tides and currents. This topic is covered in a presentation "Resource Assessment". Download the Resource Assessment
As marine projects move toward operational deployment, project economic appraisal will become increasingly important. Matters of economic assessment are covered in the presentation "Project Assessment". Download Project Assessment
The environmental issues concerning widespread marine energy deployments are top of mind for many. A detailed explanation of the EquiMar environmental thinking is given with the presentation, entitled, "Environmental Assessment". Download Environmental Assessment