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1 Research, Development and Testing at NNMREC and PMEC Belinda Batten Director, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center

2 National Marine Renewable Energy Centers Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) University of Washington (tidal) Oregon State University (wave) Hawaii National Marine Renewable Energy Center (HINMREC) University of Hawaii (wave & OTEC) Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) Florida Atlantic University (ocean current & OTEC)

3 National Marine Renewable Energy Centers Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) University of Washington (tidal) Oregon State University (wave) Hawaii National Marine Renewable Energy Center (HINMREC) University of Hawaii (wave & OTEC) Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) Florida Atlantic University (ocean current & OTEC)

4 NNMREC Mission and Objectives NNMREC s mission is to facilitate the development of marine energy technology, inform regulatory and policy decisions, and to close key gaps in scientific understanding with a focus on student growth and development. NNMREC s Project Objectives: Develop facilities to serve as integrated test Center for wave & tidal energy developers Evaluate potential environmental and ecosystem impacts Optimize devices and arrays Improve forecasting Increase reliability and survivability

5 Research & Education Technical Environmental Social Testing / Demonstration Wave Forecasting Survivability / Reliability Advanced Materials Device / Array Optimization Sediment Transport Marine Mammals Benthic Ecosystems EMF and Acoustics Site Characterization Fisheries / Crabbing Outreach / Engagement Existing Ocean Users Local / Oregon Economy

6 Pacific Marine Energy Center PMEC

7 Developer Scaled Testing Support In 2011 NNMREC tested five different small scale technologies in our facilities

8 Oscilla Power WEC Technology Demonstration Unit 2 UW contributions throughout design-build-deploy of a heave-plate Wave Energy converter

9 Newport North Ocean Energy Test Site

10 WET-NZ and Ocean Sentinel

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12 Potential Environmental Effects Changes to bird behavior Lighting Cumulative Effects of Arrays Hard structures Colonization by fouling organisms Attraction of rock associated species Scour around anchors Electromagnetic Fields Changes to fish, crab behavior Noise Chemicals Reduction of wave energy Cables Entanglement Changes to sand transport and sedimentation

13 Passive Acoustic Lander Mooring Methods: Lowered to the seafloor (50 m) Hydrophones record continuously or on duty cycle (1 Hz 20 khz) Objectives: Collect continuous passive acoustic data (~1yr) Characterize amplitude and frequency distribution through time of ambient noise field ID sound sources

14 ROV-based Deployment System SAAB SeaEye Falcon ROV AMP Millennium Tool Skid Docking Station

15 Supporting Turbine Testing

16 Bird and Bat Detection around Wind Turbines FLIR A655sc Infrared Cameras Manta G-201C Visual Cameras IR Imagery of a Wind Turbine

17 Turbine Test at the Tanana River Test Turbine Test Platform and RDDP Site Oceana Turbine Testing

18 Yakutat Wave Energy Resource Assessment

19 NNMREC s Continuing Role Expanding research activities to support development and deployment including off-shore wind Continuing developer support via joint research projects and testing Developing grid connected test facility: Pacific Marine Energy Center, South Energy Test Site Providing the scientific perspective to stakeholders on marine renewable energy

20 Thank you Belinda Batten, NNMREC Director, , This material is based upon work supported by the US Department of Energy under Award Number DE-FG36-08GO18179.

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