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Comparison of ocean wave energy conversion systems

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This article compares the types of ocean wave energy conversion systems (OWECS), which itself is a type of Ocean energy conversion system (OECS).


Type Efficiency Fabrication requirements Difficulty of production Durability Difficulty of repair Production cost Hazard to fish ?
Sea snakes[1] Low  ?  ?  ?  ? medium no
Swell spanners Very low  ?  ?  ?  ? medium-expensive no
Oscillating buoys Low  ?  ?  ?  ? medium-expensive no
Fixed platforms High  ?  ?  ?  ? medium-expensive no

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  1. ocean wave energy conversion systems comparison chart

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