Publications

Here are some of our recent publications on wave and tidal energy.

Wave and tidal current leasing

Documents related to the leasing of new wave and tidal current sites are available to download here:

Current leasing opportunities

UK wave and tidal demo zones and test sites workshop

Following an industry and stakeholder event held in Cardiff in July 2015 a report is available, outlining the approach, outputs and recommendations which emerged from the event.

UK Wave and Tidal Demonstration Zones Workshop Report (PDF, 3.53 MB)

UK wave and tidal energy resources

In 2012 we published findings of a study of the UK's wave and tidal energy resources, which we undertook to help develop a common view across the industry and government about the future potential for projects. The following reports are available:

UK wave and tidal key resource areas project – summary report (PDF, 0.59 MB)

UK wave and tidal key resource areas project – technical methodology report (PDF, 2.08 MB)

Wave and Tidal Knowledge Network

Topic areaTitlePublication date

Supply chain

Sub-sea Cable Lifecycle Study

PDF (1.5 MB)

February 2015

Consenting

Consolidation of wave and tidal EIA / HRA issues and research priorities

PDF (1.8 MB)

January 2014

Consenting

Review of current knowledge of underwater noise emissions from wave and tidal stream energy devices

PDF (1.4 MB)

September 2013

Consenting

UK Wave and Tidal Demonstration Zones Workshop Report (PDF, 3.53 MB)

May 2012