Reading List

The following list provide a directory of essential reading material for all aspects of marine energy, as suggested by members of the SuperGen UK Centre for Marine Energy Research. You can expand each category by clicking its title. If you want to recommend a new item you may contact the centre by email.


Wave Energy



Tidal Energy





J. Proops, P. Gay, S. Speck and T. Schroder, "The lifetime pollution implications of various types of electricity generation: An input-output analysis", Energy Policy, Vol. 24, No. 3, p229-237, 1996

Bathurst G. and Strbac G., "Value of Intermittent Renewable Sources in the First Week of NETA", The Tyndall Centre, UK, 2001

Awerbuch, S., "Determining the real cost: Why renewable power is more cost-competitive than previously believed", Renewable Energy World, 2003

Scottish Executive, "Securing a Renewable Future: Scotland's Renewable Energy", 2003

Marine Energy Group, "Harnessing Scotland's Marine Energy Potential", 2004

Awerbuch, S., Bedard, R., Hagerman, G., Previsic, M., Siddiqui, O., Thresher, R., and Ram, B., "Offshore Wave Power Feasibility Demonstration Project", The Electric Power Research Institute, USA, 2005

Carbon Trust Report, "Future Marine Energy", 2006