Tuned mass damper WEC undergoes testing

'AEP' at the University of Exeter’s FaBTest site (Photo: AMOG)

After a number of challenges were overcome, including some extreme weather conditions, the pendulum was set swinging and measured power was produced. Simple in design, the AMOG WEC is tuned to maximise the power generated from incoming waves by extracting energy from the motion of its tuned mass damper pendulum ...

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