Marine Energy general

Generic term that applies to all forms of renewable energy captured from the marine environment, excluding offshore wind.

Marine Renewable Energy

 

Marine renewable energy (MRE), also known as marine and hydrokinetic energy (MHK), is a broad term for various ways to harness electricity from water. Movement of water occurs naturally in the ocean and rivers, in the form of waves, tides, and currents. This movement can be captured with a variety of devices and converted to electricity that is exported to shore with transmission lines. There are also technologies that utilize the difference in temperature or salinity between water depths to generate electricity. Tethys categorizes the industry of offshore wind separately. The technologies can be classified in the following categories:

 

Environmental concerns vary greatly based on device design and the location. Some of the primary concerns are animal collisions with turbine blades, impacts from underwater noise, and changes to the physical system from large arrays.

 

Photo Credit: Sea Generation Ltd, Pelamis Wave Power, Ocean Power Technologies, Atlantis Resources Ltd, Carnegie Wave Energy Ltd

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Title Author Date Type of Content Technology Type Stressorsort descending Receptor
Acoustic Effects of Tidal Energy May 2010 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Noise Fish, Marine Mammals
Acoustic Impact Assessment of Offshore Energy Project January 2009 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Noise Fish, Marine Mammals
Aqua Renewable Energy Technologies (Aqua-RET) October 2006 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Socio-economics
Aquatic Renewable Energy Technologies 2 (Aqua-RET2) January 2009 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Socio-economics
Bayesian Integration for Marine Spatial Planning and Renewable Energy Siting September 2010 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device Bats, Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Fish, Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles
Coastal Marine Animal Surveys January 2011 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general EMF, Static Device Fish, Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles
Environmental Impact Assessment of the Danish Wave Energy Center January 2012 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave EMF, Energy Removal, Noise Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Fish, Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles
Flow, Water Column & Benthic Ecology 4D (FLOWBEC) January 2011 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Energy Removal Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Fish
Hebridean Marine Energy Futures (HMEF) March 2011 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave Energy Removal Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Seabirds, Fish, Marine Mammals
Hydrographic and Sediment Field Surveys January 2010 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Benthic Invertebrates
Impacts of Large Scale Wave Energy Converter Arrays on the Regional Wave Climate January 2012 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave Energy Removal Farfield Environment
Impacts of TEC and WEC Array Operation on Sediment Dynamics August 2008 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Energy Removal Farfield Environment, Nearfield Habitat
Large Scale Interactive Coupled 3D Modelled for Wave and Tidal Energy Resource and Environmental Impact (TeraWatt) February 2012 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Dynamic Device, Static Device Benthic Invertebrates, Fish
MRE Extraction and Gulf Stream Dynamics July 2009 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Ocean Current Energy Removal, Static Device
Field Based Experimental Studies of Marine Organism Response to Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Associated with Marine Renewable Energy Devices: Understanding the Environmental Impacts January 2007 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general EMF Fish
Marine Fish Response to Pile Driving Sound January 2009 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind Noise Fish
Marine Renewable Energy Development in Scotland (MREDS) May 2007 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Seabirds, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat
Marine Renewable Energy and the Environment (MaREE) January 2010 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Dynamic Device, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Seabirds, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat
Monitoring and Evaluation of Spatially Managed Areas (MESMA) January 2012 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind Static Device Socio-economics, Legal and Policy
Ocean Current Turbine Rotor Noise August 2010 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Ocean Current, Tidal Noise Marine Mammals
Offshore Power Production and Marine Stakeholders: From Understanding Conflict to Impact Mitigation January 2009 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Fish, Socio-economics
Peninsula Research Institute for Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) January 2009 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Chemicals, Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device Bats, Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Seabirds, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Socio-economics, Navigation
Pilot Marine Spatial Plan for the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters April 2012 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Noise, Static Device Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Socio-economics, Legal and Policy
Quantifying Benefits and Impacts of Fishing Exclusion Zones on Bio-Resources around Marine Renewable Energy Installations (QBEX) January 2012 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Ocean Current, Tidal, Wave Dynamic Device, Static Device Benthic Invertebrates, Fish, Marine Mammals
Sea Turtles in the Straits of Florida January 2011 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general Static Device Fish, Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles
Streamlining of Ocean Wave Farms Impact Assessment (SOWFIA) October 2010 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave Energy Removal Socio-economics
Sub-Mesoscale Flow Regime Modeling and the Influence of Energy Extraction at a Tidal Energy Site April 2012 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Energy Removal Nearfield Habitat
SuperGen Marine Energy Research October 2003 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Dynamic Device, Energy Removal, Static Device Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Marine Mammals
The Ecological Impacts of Tidal Energy Development October 2008 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Benthic Invertebrates, Fish
The Future of the Atlantic Marine Environment (FAME) January 2010 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave Dynamic Device, Static Device Birds, Seabirds
Understanding Benthic Productivity on Artificial Structures: Maximising the Benefit of Marine Renewable Energy Devices May 2011 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Dynamic Device, Static Device Benthic Invertebrates
Understanding How Marine Renewable Device Operations Influence Fine Scale Habitat Use & Behaviour of Marine Vertebrates (RESPONSE) January 2011 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Static Device Marine Mammals
Hydrokinetic Turbine Effects on Fish Swimming Behaviour February 2012 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Dynamic Device, Static Device Fish
Wave Energy Acoustic Monitoring (WEAM) November 2007 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave Noise Marine Mammals
Wave Energy Converters for use in Coastal Protection January 2011 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave Farfield Environment
Wave Energy Planning and Marketing (WAVEPLAM) October 2007 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Will Ocean Energy Harm Marine Ecosystems? January 2013 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Ocean Current, Tidal, Wave Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles
Flow Modification in Tory Channel January 2010 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Energy Removal, Static Device Farfield Environment
Flow Structure Determination in French Pass NZ January 2006 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Nearfield Habitat
Flow Variability in Cook Strait January 2009 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Energy Removal Nearfield Habitat
Appropriate Assessment Screening for AMETS, Co. Mayo January 2011 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave Dynamic Device, Static Device Birds
Optimising Array Form for Energy Extraction and Environmental Benefit (EBAO) January 2011 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Energy Removal Farfield Environment, Nearfield Habitat, Socio-economics
Impacts of Offshore Renewable Energy Devices on Population Connectivity October 2010 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general Dynamic Device, Static Device Benthic Invertebrates
Analysis of Bird and Marine Mammal Data for Billia Croo Wave Test Site, Orkney January 2009 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave Dynamic Device, Static Device Birds, Seabirds, Waterfowl, Marine Mammals
Statistical Modelling of Bird and Cetacean Distributions in Offshore Renewables Development Areas January 2012 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general Birds, Seabirds, Marine Mammals
A Diving Bird Collision Risk Assessment Framework for Tidal Turbines January 2012 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Dynamic Device Birds, Seabirds
Pentland Firth Tidal Stream Modelling Using Stanford Unstructured Non-hydrostatic Terrain-Following Adaptive Navier-Stokes Simulator (SUNTANS) January 2006 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Energy Removal
Modelling Foraging Strategies in High Energy Environments (FORSITE) January 2013 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal Dynamic Device, Static Device Birds
Electromagnetic Field Impacts on Elasmobranch and American Lobster Movement and Migration from Direct Current Cables March 2015 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general EMF Benthic Invertebrates, Fish
RiCORE Project January 2015 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave Socio-economics, Legal and Policy
MaRVEN - Environmental Impacts of Noise, Vibrations and Electromagnetic Emissions from Marine Renewables December 2013 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave EMF, Noise Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Fish, Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles
Partnership for Research In Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) January 2013 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general Chemicals, Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device Bats, Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles, Socio-economics
Adaptable Monitoring Package (AMP) January 2015 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general Dynamic Device, Noise, Static Device Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles
Marine Energy Research Innovation and Knowledge Accelorator (MERIKA) March 2014 Research Study Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind Fish, Marine Mammals, Socio-economics
Admiralty Inlet Pilot Tidal Project Planned Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Annapolis Tidal Station January 1984 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Riverine, Tidal
Atlantis Resources Corporation at EMEC August 2011 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
BaiShakou Tidal Power Station August 1978 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP) January 2008 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Clarence Strait Tidal Energy Project Planned Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project September 2012 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Companhia da Energia Oceânica SA (CEO) - Aguçadoura July 2008 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
EMEC Billia Croo Grid-Connected Wave Test Site October 2003 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
EMEC Fall of Warness Grid-Connected Tidal Test Site July 2005 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
EMEC Scapa Flow Non Grid-Connected Wave Test Site September 2011 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
EMEC Shapinsay Sound Non Grid-Connected Nursery Tidal Test Site September 2011 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Enermar Project January 2001 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Folkecenter Wave Test Station November 2000 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Fri-El Seapower - Messina Project January 2007 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) Test Site September 2009 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Haishan Tidal Power Plant December 1975 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Sound of Islay Demonstration Tidal Array Planned Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Kvalsund Tidal Turbine Prototype September 2003 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Jiangxia Pilot Tidal Power Plant January 1980 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Kaneohe Bay OPT Wave Project January 2009 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
La Rance Tidal Barrage November 1966 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Lock and Dam No. 2 Hydroelectric Project August 2009 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Riverine
MORILD II Tidal Power Plant November 2010 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
PLOCAN Marine Test Site for Ocean Energy Converters April 2008 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Mississippi River Projects June 2011 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Riverine
Mutriku Wave Power Plant July 2011 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
OCEANTEC Wave Energy Converter 1:4 prototype January 2008 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Testing of Ocean Energy Buoy at Galway Bay, Ireland January 2007 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Ocean Flow Energy - Sanda Sound August 2014 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Ocean Plug Planned Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind
Oceanlinx MK1 January 2005 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Oceanlinx MK2 October 2007 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Oceanlinx MK3 February 2010 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
OpenHydro Alderney Planned Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
OpenHydro at EMEC May 2008 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Oyster 1 at EMEC November 2009 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Oyster 800 at EMEC June 2012 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Pelamis Wave Power P2 Demonstration at EMEC October 2010 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Perth Wave Energy Project November 2014 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Pico Oscillating Water Column January 1999 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
Poseidon Floating Power (Poseidon 37) September 2008 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind
Ramsey Sound December 2015 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
SURGE Waveroller October 2009 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave
San Remo January 2006 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Tidal
Lysekil Wave Energy Site March 2006 Project Site Annex IV Marine Energy general, Wave

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