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  • Accelerated reliability testing of articulated cable bend restrictor for offshore wind applications 

    Thies, PR; Tuk, T; Tuk, M; Marta, M; Müller-Schütze, S (MARINET, 2015-09-22)
    Power cable failures for offshore marine energy applications are a growing concern since experience from offshore wind has shown repeated failures of inter-array and export cables. These failures may be mitigated by dedicated ...
  • Assessment of the effectiveness and economic efficiency of selected support options for the United Kingdom 

    Richardson, Thomas; Xie, Lei; Connor, Peter M. (University of Exeter, 2011-04)
    This Working Document summarises the results of the assessment of the effectiveness and economic efficiency of different support instrument options to foster the market penetration of RES-H/C in the UK. For two selected ...
  • Best practice report - installation procedures 

    Maisondieu, C; Johanning, L; Weller, S (MERIFIC, 2014-03)
    This report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Task 3. 6: ‘Installation Procedures’ and has been produced in a cross border collaboration between IFREMER and the University of Exeter. In this report different elements are ...
  • Best practice report – mooring of floating marine renewable energy devices 

    Weller, S; Johanning, L; Davies, P (MERIFIC, 2013-09)
    This report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Work Package 3: ‘Dynamic Behaviour of Marine Energy Devices’ involving the collaboration of IFREMER (Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer) in France and the ...
  • Best practice report – operation and maintenance requirements 

    Weller, S; Maisondieu, C; Johanning, L; Weller, S (MERIFIC, 2014-01)
    This report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Work Package 3.6: ‘Operation and Maintenance requirements’ and has been produced as a cross border collaboration between IFREMER and the University of Exeter. The report provides ...
  • Combined Policy Application Report - MERIFIC 

    Vantoch-Wood, A; Connor, PM; Kablan, Y (MERIFIC, 2013-10)
    This report is the final report within work package 4 of MERiFIC. It focuses on policy aspects specific to marine renewable energy within far-peripheral and coastal regions. Within this work, marine renewable energy ...
  • Comparative Report from the Respondents of Two Regional Studies: A report prepared as part of the MERiFIC Project "Marine Energy in Far Peripheral and Island Communities" 

    Vantoch-Wood, Angus R.; Connor, Peter M.; Kablan, Yannis (University of Exeter, 2013)
    This report provides a final combined assessment of two nationally centred strands of research that has been undertaken within the marine energy policy stream of the MERiFIC project. This research consisted of a two stage ...
  • Comparison of auctions and alternative policy options for RES-E support 

    Kitzing, L; Islam, M; Fitch-Roy, O (AURES, 2017-01-05)
    This report summarises the findings of Task 6.2 of the AURES project. It intends to compare auctions with alternative policy instruments and examines under which circumstances auctions may be superior and inferior to achieve ...
  • Comparison of National Policy Frameworks for Marine Renewable Energy within the United Kingdom and France 

    Bailey, Ian; de Groot, Jiska; Whitehead, Ian; Vantoch-Wood, Angus R.; Connor, Peter M. (University of Plymouth, 2012)
    This report provides a comparative assessment of the wider planning, innovation and energy policy instruments relevant to marine renewable energy and applicable to the regions of Brittany in France and South West England. ...
  • A comprehensive assessment of the applicability of available and proposed offshore mooring and foundation technologies and design tools for array applications 

    Weller, S; Hardwick, J; Johanning, L; Karimirad, M; Teillant, B; Raventos, A; Banfield, S; Delaney, M; Yeats, B; Sheng, W; Crawford, T; Roberts, J; Bull, D; Griffith, T (DTOcean, 2014-01-27)
    The function and type of mooring and/or foundation system are determined by a number of factors including: cost, site characteristics, expected environmental loading and environmental or legislative constraints. The design ...
  • Cross border laboratory and field test procedures: best practice report 

    Weller, S; Johanning, L (MERIFIC, 2013-06)
    This report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Work Package 3.4: ‘Test Facilities’ and has been produced by the University of Exeter. In contrast to the early days of the Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) industry a larger range of ...
  • Current State of Heating and Cooling Markets in United Kingdom 

    Connor, Peter M.; Xie, Lei (University of Exeter, 2009-07)
    The purpose of this report is to present an overall picture of the situation in the heating and cooling sectors of the United Kingdom. The report summarizes the policy and regulatory framework of the UK heating and cooling ...
  • Detecting topological currents in graphene superlattices. 

    Gorbachev, RV; Song, JC; Yu, GL; Kretinin, AV; Withers, F; Cao, Y; Mishchenko, A; Grigorieva, IV; Novoselov, KS; Levitov, LS; Geim, AK (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2014-10-24)
    Topological materials may exhibit Hall-like currents flowing transversely to the applied electric field even in the absence of a magnetic field. In graphene superlattices, which have broken inversion symmetry, topological ...
  • Fibre Ropes for Taut Mooring Lines for Marine Energy Converters (Fibre Taut 2) 

    Dorenbusch, J; Canedo, J; Leao, A; Rodríguez Arias, R; Glez. De Lena, V; Johanning, L; Thies, PR; Parish, D; Weller, S (MARINET, 2015-03-13)
    One immediate challenge for the Marine Energy Converters (MECs) industry is solving the cost and weight problems of mooring lines in deepwater (>75m). Fibre rope taut mooring lines represent a new and interesting option ...
  • Fibre Ropes for Taut Mooring Lines for Marine Energy Converters (FibreTaut1) 

    Dorenbusch, J; Canedo, A; Leao, A; Rodríguez Arias, R; Glez. De Lena, V; Johanning, L; Thies, PR; Parish, D; Weller, S (MARINET, 2014-12-15)
    One immediate challenge for the Marine Renewable Energy Converters (MRECs) ind ustry is solving the cost and weight problems of mooring lines in deep water (>75m). Synthetic fibre ropes already offer a solution to the ...
  • Final report with DSS methodology, software and case study from a pilot city (Deliverable 54.3) 

    Behzadian, Kourosh; Morley, Mark S.; Vitorino, Diogo; Coehlo, Sergio; Ugarelli, R.; Kapelan, Zoran (TRUST (TRansitions to the Urban Water Services of Tomorrow) Project, 2015-04-30)
    The report presents a detailed description of a Decision Support System (DSS) methodology and software tool for use as a decision support tool to assist in the management of Urban Water Systems (UWS). The report is divided ...
  • Flood Damage Model Guidelines 

    Hammond, M; Chen, AS; Butler, D; Djordjević, S (University of Exeter, 2014)
    This report outlines the framework for the damage model that should be applied in the project. The intended readership of the report is project partners who will be assessing flood damage in the different case study ...
  • Flood Impact Assessment Literature Review 

    Hammond, M; Djordjević, S; Butler, D; Chen, AS (University of Exeter, 2014)
    This report is a literature review on flood damage approaches and models with suggestion for model adaption, including the report on assessed damages in case study cities.
  • Guidance on the use of synthetic fibre ropes for marine energy devices 

    Weller, S; Davies, P; Johanning, L; Banfield, S (MERIFIC, 2013-06)
    his report is a deliverable of MERiFIC Work Package 3: ‘Dynamic Behaviour of Marine Energy Devices’ involving the collaboration of IFREMER (Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer) in France and the ...
  • Health Impacts Model 

    Hammond, M; Mark, O; Djordjević, S; Butler, D; Chen, AS; Domingo, NDS; Jørgensen, C; Khan, DM (University of Exeter, 2014-08-08)
    This report presents the draft outline of the CORFU Health Impacts Model. The model consists of assessing the risk to human health in four steps:  Hazard identification  Hazard characterisation (or dose-response ...