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United States Patent Application

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Development of Feedforward Control Strategies for Wave Energy Conversion Technologies
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.
THRESHER, Robert (Golden, CO), LAWSON, Michael (Golden, CO), TOM, Nathan (Golden, CO), COTRELL, Jason (Golden, CO), YU, Yi-Hsiang (Golden, CO), WRIGHT, Alan (Golden, CO)
15/ 088,818
April 1, 2016
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention under Contract No. DE-AC36-08G028308 between the United States Department of Energy and Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, the Manager and Operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.