Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Development Risk Management Framework

David Snowberg, Jochem Weber

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


The purpose of this risk management framework is to increase the likelihood of successful development of a marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technology by addressing negative and positive uncertainties. This framework emphasizes design and risk reviews as formal gates to ensure risks are managed throughout the technology development cycle.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages47
StatePublished - 2015

Bibliographical note

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NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-5000-63258


  • marine and hydrokinetic technology development
  • ocean energy
  • risk managment
  • water power


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