TITLE

Challenges in Regulating The Open-Ocean Energy Industry

AUTHOR(S)
Cinq-Mars, Robert
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Sea Technology;Sep2009, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several safety and regulatory gaps confronted by the Minerals Management Service (MMS) in facilitating safe and productive development of offshore renewable energy in the U.S. It explores the effort of Free Flow Energy (FFE) to review wave and current energy-conversion technologies to determine safety and regulatory concerns. It emphasizes the importance regulations based on the emerging hydrokinetic energy technologies to facilitate construction and operation effectively.
ACCESSION #
45455042

 

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