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Sustainability 2017, 9(2), 297; doi:10.3390/su9020297

A Helicopter View of the Special Issue on Wave Energy Converters

Department of Civil Engineering, Design, Building and Environment, Second University of Napoli, via Roma, 29, 81031 Aversa (Caserta), Italy
Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, University of Napoli Federico II, via Claudio, 21, 80125 Napoli, Italy
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Academic Editor: Marc A. Rosen
Received: 14 February 2017 / Revised: 14 February 2017 / Accepted: 15 February 2017 / Published: 17 February 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Wave Energy Converters)
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This paper intends to provide the reader with an overview of the Special Issue on Wave Energy Converters. Through 16 contributions from authors of 10 different countries, a number of key topics have been tackled, including resource assessment, engineering design, and financial analysis. As a whole, the Special Issue forms an interesting and helpful compendium on the state of the art of wave energy extraction and exploitation. View Full-Text
Keywords: Wave Energy Converters; resource assessment; feasibility study; engineering design Wave Energy Converters; resource assessment; feasibility study; engineering design
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Vicinanza, D.; Buccino, M. A Helicopter View of the Special Issue on Wave Energy Converters. Sustainability 2017, 9, 297.

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