Wave Energy Conversion Incorporating Actuated Geometry

Robert Thresher (Inventor), Michael Lawson (Inventor), Nathan Tom (Inventor), Yi-Hsiang Yu (Inventor), Alan Wright (Inventor), Jason Cotrell (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Described herein are wave energy conversion systems including actuated geometry components. An example system may include at least one body portion configured to transfer wave energy to a power take off device, and at least one actuated geometry component that is connected to the at least one body portion, the at least one actuated geometry component operable to modify a geometric profile of the system.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number10.066.595 B2
Filing date4/09/18
StatePublished - 2018

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-4A00-72384


  • actuated geometry
  • conversion
  • power take off device
  • wave energy


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