Small scale offshore testing

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In 2014, AOE deployed a small-scale pWEC (Prototype 001) in the Sooke Basin on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. The objective of the test was to demonstrate the ability of the pWEC to compress air under real world conditions. A single pWEC was deployed (approximately 1.5 m diameter) and waves were artificially created by a boat. The production cylinder was connected …