Development of a Self-Adaptive Air Turbine for Wave Energy Conversion using an Oscillaating Water Column (OWC) Air System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 90568
Amount: $749,966.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: 19 a
Solicitation Number: DE-PS02-08ER08-34
Small Business Information
Concepts Nrec
39 Olympia Avenue, Woburn, MA, 01801
DUNS: 024355802
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Francis DiBella
 Mr
 (781) 937-4718
 fdibella@conceptsnrec.com
Business Contact
 Francis DiBella
Title: Mr
Phone: (781) 937-4718
Email: fdibella@conceptsnrec.com
Research Institution
 Marine Maritime Academy
 John Barlow
 Mathematics Division
Castine, ME, 4420
 (207) 326-4311
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
The oscillating water column (OWC) wave energy conversion system has the highest potential of providing efficient renewable energy in the form of electric power but its efficiency to recover a wider range of wave energy frequency and amplitudes must be improved to make the system economics viable. The efficiency can be improved if the OWC wave energy systems can be

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