Ocean Energy Systems (OES TCP)

The OES TCP carries out a range of activities relating to the viability, uptake, sustainability and acceptance of ocean energy technologies. 

More research and monitoring are needed on the interaction between marine mammals and ocean energy technologies.*


  • Assessment of environmental effects and monitoring
  • Assessment of project information and experience
  • Consenting processes for ocean energy
  • Cost of energy assessments
  • Detailed global information related to ocean energy
  • Worldwide Web Global Information Service database


Contracting Parties: 26



* Photo courtesy of WavEC - Offshore Renewables

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