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JRC Ocean Energy Status Report: 2016 Edition

Technology, market and economic aspects of ocean energy in Europe
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Assessment of the Ocean Energy status in 2016 This report presents the current status of major ocean energy technologies, focusing primarily on tidal stream and wave energy. Europe is the global leader in the development of ocean energy technologies, hosting most of global developers. Overall, sector is progressing towards the deployment of demonstration farms, and the policy scenario in the EU is helping shaping the industry