Assessment of Performance of Tidal Energy Conversion Systems
This document has been prepared in consultation with The European Marine Energy Centre Ltd and with a wide group from the UK tidal energy community and is designed for use by appropriately qualified and competent persons.
The measurement techniques recommended in this document should be applied by all parties to ensure that continuing development and operation of TECS is undertaken in a consistent and accurate manner. This document presents measurement and reporting procedures that are expected to provide fair and suitably accurate results that can be replicated by others, but without imposing excessively firm requirements that can add excessive cost to the testing process.
The document has been used as the basis for IEC TS 62600-Part 200 Power performance assessment of electricity producing tidal energy converters due to be published early in 2013.
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