Read here about WavEC’s latest activities.
Environmental concerns of wave energy technologies
SafeWAVE project launch, addressing environmental concerns of emerging wave energy technologies.
DesignPro Renewables ends it test campaign at SEENEOH
DesignPro Renewables concludes unique hydrokinetic turbine pilot programme with partners SEENEOH with amazing success.
The IEA-OES New Release
An International Evaluation and Guidance Framework for Ocean Energy Technology
PivotBuoy platform takes shape
The floating platform has been assembled onshore on HIDRAMAR’s dockyard 27 January 2021.
Wavepiston installs a wave energy converter at PLOCAN’s test site
The Danish company Wavepiston has installed the first full-scale modules, of its wave energy converter (WEC) at the test site of the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN).
Lopes, R., Eça, L., Vaz, G., & Kerkvliet, M. "Assessing Numerical Aspects of Transitional Flow Simulations Using the RANS Equations". International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics.2021.
Wang, Yu & Chen, Hamn-Ching & Vaz, Guilherme & Mewes, Simon. "VERIFICATION STUDY OF CFD SIMULATION OF SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND TURBINE UNDER REGULAR WAVES." IOWTC2020-3558, 2020.
Lopes, D. B. S., Falcão de Campos, J. A. C., Sarmento, A. J. N. A., & Vaz, G. "Semi-empirical model study of propulsion with in-line tandem flapping hydrofoils". Developments in Renewable Energies Offshore, 2020, 746–754.
Eça, Luís., Pereira, Filipe S., Vaz, Guilherme., Lopes, Rui., Toxopeus, Serge., "On the Role of Discretization Errors in the Quantification of Parameter Uncertainties"., in Proceedings of V&V Verification and Validation Symposium V&V 2020, USA, May 20-22.
Burmester, S, Vaz, G, el Moctar, O, Gueydon, S, Koop, A, Wang, Y, & Chen, HC. "High-Fidelity Modelling of Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Platforms." Proceedings of the ASME 2020 39th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. Volume 9: Ocean Renewable Energy. Virtual, Online. August 3–7, 2020.
ikonomou, C. L. G., Gradowski, M., Kalogeri, C., & Sarmento, A. J. N. A. "On defining storm intervals: Extreme wave analysis using extremal index inferencing of the run length parameter." Ocean Engineering, 217, August 2020.
Simon, Burmester., Vaz, G., Moctar, Ould.,"Towards credible CFD simulations for floating offshore wind turbines"., in Ocean Engineering Journal. Volume 2019. August 2020.
U. T. Rentschler,Manuel U., Adam, Frank., Chainho, Paulo., Krügel, Kilian., C. Vicente, Pedro. "Parametric study of dynamic inter-array cable systems for floating offshore wind turbines" – Marine Systems & Ocean Technology, 2020.
Liebrand, R., Klapwijk, M., Lloyd, T., & Vaz, G., "Transition and Turbulence Modeling for the Prediction of Cavitating Tip Vortices", in Journal of Fluids Engineering, Volume 143, 1–14, January 2020.
Lopes, Rui., Eça, Luís., Vaz, G., "On the Numerical Behavior of RANS-Based Transition Models"., Journal of Fluid Engineering, Vol, 142 May 2020.
Hirabayashi, S., Vaz, G., & Suzuki, H. “Force Measurements of the Flow Around Arrays of Three and Four Columns With Different Geometry Sections , Spacing Ratios,and Incidence Angles”.in Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering. Volume 142. April 2020. 1–22.
Falcão, António F.O., Sarmento, António J.N.A., Gato, Luís M.C., Brito-Melo, Ana., "The Pico OWC wave power plant: Its lifetime from conception to closure 1986–2018", in n Applied Ocean Research, 2020.
Klapwijk, M., Lloyd, T., Vaz, G., & van Terwisga, T. (2020). "Evaluation of scale-resolving simulations for a turbulent channel flow." in Computers and Fluids, Volume 209, 104636. June 2020.
Vinagre, Pedro., Simas, Teresa., Cruz, Erica., Pinori, Emiliano., Svenson, Johan., "Marine Biofouling: A European Database for the Marine Renewable Energy Sectorin the Journal of Marine Science and engineering", in Journal of Marine Science and engineering, July 2020.
Eça, L., Vaz, G., Hoekstra, M., Pal, S., Muller, E., Pelletier, D., Bertinetti, A., Difonzo, R., Savoldi, L., Zanino, R., . Zappatore, A., Chen, Y., Maki, K. J., Ye, H., Drofelnik, Jernej., Moss, Benjamin., Da Ronch, Andrea., "Overview of the 2018 Workshop on Iterative Errors in Unsteady Flow Simulations"., in Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification, June 2020, Vol.5