After a lot of work we would like to share two documents with you which we have been working on for the last two years. We are talking about the Strategic Research Agenda for Ocean Energy  and also the Ocean Energy Strategic Roadmap.

To download the documents, simply click on the bold text above to open them up as PDFs.

About the documents:

Ocean Energy Strategic Roadmap

In this Roadmap, ocean energy development is broken down into five main development phases.

  1. R&D
  2. Prototype
  3. Demonstration
  4. Pre-Commercial
  5. Industrial Roll-Out

The Roadmap puts forward four key Action Plans focused on maximising private and public investments in ocean energy development by de-risking technology as much as possible, ensuring a smoother transition from one development phase to another on the path to industrial roll-out and a fully commercial sector.

Strategic Research Agenda for Ocean Energy

This is the first ever European Strategic Research Agenda for ocean energy and is the result of the work of TP Ocean – the European Technology and Innovation Platform for ocean energy. TP-Ocean is a network of over 220 ocean energy experts and professionals from 150 organisations across Europe.

Whilst a considerable effort has gone into defining this Strategic Research Agenda, it is the first of its kind resulting from a collaborative process covering the five ocean energy technologies. Much of the focus of this Agenda is on wave and tidal stream technology since there is a higher degree of activity in this area.