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Dutch results of pro-tide; an nwe-interreg project on developing, testing and promoting tidal energy in coastal and estuarine zones
Author : IR. L. VAN DER KLIP(1), DR. IR. J. VAN BERKEL(2)
Pro-Tide's mission is to Develop, Test and Promote Tidal Energy in coastal and estuarine zone. Within the wide
spectrum of Tidal Power applications, the Dutch project is specifically targeted at Low Head Tidal and River Hydropower,
for conditions as found in the Brouwersdam project (typically 1 meter head, thousands of m3/s), and also in Delta rivers.
In addition to the challenge how to join forces between Public and Private Partners, (PPP), the Dutch project specifically
focuses on searching, finding and selecting the Best Available Technique (BAT), tests and demonstration this
The Best Available Technique is identified by an independent, purpose targeted R&D-advisory board, using a Multi
Criteria Analysis (MCA). The first step involves a worldwide technology scan, condensed in factsheets, covering 10
categories and providing a comprehensive overview of available techniques. The subsequent MCA utilizes selection
criteria, ranging from Levelized Costs of Energy (LCoE) to Fish Friendliness.
The best techniques identified in the MCA are now being tested for performance and fish friendliness. The first test
results which are very relevant for future application will be presented, also in conjunction with economic parameters.
In the presentation, the process of identifying and selection the Best Available Technique will be outlined. The overview
and ranking of techniques will be presented, with considerations why a technique is, in more or less extend, suitable for
application in Ultra Low Head Tidal- and River Power systems.
Overall, the paper and presentation will provide a clear overview and, in addition, a targeted- and quantitatively tested
selection of Ultra Low Head Tidal and Delta River Power techniques.
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Date Published : 14/08/2015
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