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8:00 AM-9:15 AM
Room: A107

According to the World Bank, the blue economy is the “sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs and ocean ecosystem health.” Learn exactly how marine energy --  ocean, river and in-channel – fits. And hear how renewables can green up existing blue economy sectors, plus (read more...)

Panelist
Bob Uhlenkott
Research Division Director
Oregon Employment Department
United States

9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Room: A107

This practical session will focus on the engineering issues device manufacturers have faced and overcome. Speakers will share their in-the-field lessons learned, to help others move faster through similar (read more...)


10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Room: A107

It may be time for the discussion around marine energy to move away from levelized cost of electricity and toward marine energy as a least-cost option dependent on each individual situation. Examples of applications where marine energy can shine include micro grids and providing electricity to remote (read more...)


1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: A107

These two important elements belong in every discussion of marine energy because they are vital to the commercialization of this technology. This session will include advice and lessons from system engineers who have laid out small hydro (read more...)

Moderator
Robert Bass
Portland State University
United States
Panelist
John Schaad
Electrical Engineer
Bonneville Power Admin. Transmission Services
United States

2:45 PM-4:00 PM
Room: A107

Marine energy is an evolving and emerging new technology sector with significant opportunities for companies that work in conventional hydropower and related markets. Panelists will discuss – among other topics – how they are specifying and ordering underwater cables and connectors and things to be careful (read more...)


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