UK

BWEA, British Wind Energy Association
http://www.bwea.com/

Into the blue – Financing the Future of the Emerging Wave and Tidal Power Sector, May 2004, BWEA report
http://www.bwea.com/pdf/intotheblue.pdf

BWEA, Marine Renewable Energy
http://www.bwea.com/marine/

BWEA, the path to power: Delivering confidence in Britain’s wave and tidal stream industry, June 2006
http://www.bwea.com/pathtopower/index.html

Wavehub
http://www.wavehub.co.uk/

The Carbon Trust - Technical Overview of Wave and Tidal Stream Energy
http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/technology/technologyaccelerator/ME_guide.htm

ESRU - Energy Systems Research Unit (Marine Current Resource and Technology Methodology)
http://www.esru.strath.ac.uk/EandE/Web_sites/05-06/marine_renewables/home/welcome.htm

Carbon Trust – Marine Energy Challenge
http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/technology/technologyaccelerator/marine_energy

Carbon Trust - Marine Energy Accelerator
http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/technology/technologyaccelerator/mea.htm

Future Marine Energy – Results of the Marine Energy Challenge: Cost competitiveness and growth of wave and tidal stream energy. The Carbon Trust, January 2006
http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/publications/publicationdetail?productid=CTC601

Forum for Renewable Energy Development in Scotland, Harnessing Scotland’s Marine Energy Potential, Marine Energy Group Report, Scottish Executive, 2004
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/17002/0028242.pdf

COWRIE Website
http://www.offshorewindfarms.co.uk
Collaborative Offshore Windfarm Research into the Environment (COWRIE) is an independent company set up to raise awareness and understanding of the potential environmental impacts of the UK offshore windfarm programme.

Scottish Natural Heritage Policy Statement (No. 04/01), Marine Renewable Energy and the Natural Heritage: An Overview and Policy Statement
http://www.snh.org.uk/pdfs/polstat/mrp.pdf

 

Europe
European Ocean Energy Association
http://www.eu-oea.com/

European Renewable Energy Council
http://www.erec.org/

The European Small Hydropower Association
http://www.esha.be/

EWEA, European Wind Energy Association
http://www.ewea.org/

The Ocean Renewable Energy Group
http://www.oreg.ca/index.html

Offshore Wind Energy Europe
http://www.offshorewindenergy.org/

ATLAS
http://ec.europa.eu/energy/atlas/home.html

European Commission – Co-ordinated Action on Ocean Energy
http://www.ca-oe.net/

European Commission - Introduction to Ocean Energy Systems
http://ec.europa.eu/research/energy/nn/nn_rt/nn_rt_oes/article_1128_en.htm

Wave Energy Utilization in Europe: Current Status and Perspectives. European Thematic Network on Wave Energy, Centre for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES), 2002
http://www.cres.gr/kape/pdf/download/Wave%20Energy%20Brochure.pdf

Wave Energy Centre
http://www.wave-energy-centre.org/

Ocean Energy Conversion in Europe: Recent advancements and prospects, CRES, 2006
http://www.wave-energy.net/index_files/documents/CA-OEBROCHURE.pdf

 

International

International Energy Agency – Ocean Energy Systems
http://www.iea-oceans.org/

Review and Analysis of Ocean Energy Systems Development and Supporting Policies.
http://www.iea-oceans.org/_fich/6/Review_Policies_on_OES_2.pdf

 

Glossaries

Marine Energy Glossary developed by Entec UK Ltd in partnership with the Carbon Trust (2005)
http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/NR/rdonlyres/5ED6C89F-1064-43F2-8E52-010389209D8F/0/MarineEnergyGlossary.pdf

Ocean Energy Glossary by the Wave Energy Centre
Available on both of the below web addresses
http://www.oreg.ca/docs/Ocean_Energy_Glossary_Dec_2007.pdf
http://www.wavec.org/client/files/Ocean_Energy_Glossary_Dec_2007.pdf

Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS)
A portal which manages the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's collection of oceanographic and meteorological data. Includes a glossary of Tide and Current information.
http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/publications/glossary2.pdf

Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP)
Extensive network for monitoring waves along the coastlines of the United States. Contains a glossary of Coastal Engineering Terms.
http://cdip.ucsd.edu/?nav=documents⊂=faq&xitem=glossary

Marine Energy Challenge: Marine Energy Glossary, compiled by Entec UK Ltd, The Carbon Trust 2005
http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/NR/rdonlyres/5ED6C89F-1064-43F2-8E52-010389209D8F/0/MarineEnergyGlossary.pdf

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