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Ocean Energy Glossary (2007)

Date: October 08, 2014 at 11:47 GMT


The Glossary contains a comprehensive set of definitions of the main terms in the field of wave energy, marine current energy (tidal stream), tidal energy, OTEC and Salinity Gradient. The primary aim of this glossary is to provide an efficient and fast reference to the ocean energy specific terms for professionals and the general public. Further, it is meant to give some contribution to promoting best practice and use of common concepts in the ocean energy field.

The OES is organised under the auspices of the International Energy Agency (IEA) but is functionally and legally autonomous. Views, findings and publications of the OES do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the IEA Secretariat or its individual member countries.