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  • Monday, February 07, 2022
  • Going With the Flow: Ocean and River Energy Worskshop March 1

Don’t let this workshop drift by, as it is sure to make renewable energy waves in a state that has more coastline than any other and more miles of waterways than roadways. 

Going with the Flow: Ocean and River Energy, coming March 1-2, is the second in a series of four free virtual workshops sponsored by the Alaska Center for Energy and Power. It serves as a primer to the Alaska Sustainable Energy Conference to be held May 24-26, 2022, at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska is estimated to have 90% of U.S. tidal energy resources and 50% of U.S. wave energy and in-river energy resources. A number of small-scale test deployments and demonstration projects have been installed in Alaska over the past decade, but challenges to large-scale adoption remain.

Topics that will be discussed include:

What is the current and emerging status of hydrokinetic energy technologies?

What are the key challenges for their implementation in Alaska?

What are the applicable lessons learned with other variable renewables?

How do Alaska use-case scenarios compare with those elsewhere?

To register for this free workshop, click here.

For more information on the conference or workshop series, visit https://alaskasustainableenergy.com.

 

 

ACEP researchers onboard the Alaska Hydrokinetic Research Center turbine barge in Nenana, Alaska. photo by Todd Paris.