Tidal energy resource analysis

Applied Renewables Research (ARR) Ltd has the specialist knowledge of tidal energy resource monitoring to ensure that any resource analysis is appropriate and fit-for-purpose. Typical analyses that can be undertaken by ARR Ltd include:

  • Specialist consultation on appropriate ADCP monitoring, including
    – IEC standards compliance
    – Turbulence analysis
    – Resource analysis
    – Vessel transects for wake assessment
    – Environmental impact assessments
    – Site investigation and selection to suit specific technology requirements
  • The identification of tidal energy “hot-spots” and site analysis
  • The assessment of annual energy yield for a tidal energy converter or tidal farm