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OCEAN FLOOR MOUNTING OF WAVE ENERGY CONVERTERS

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20140042749
8,937,395
A1
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A system for mounting a set of wave energy converters in the ocean includes a pole attached to a floor of an ocean and a slider mounted on the pole in a manner that permits the slider to move vertically along the pole and rotate about the pole. The wave energy converters can then be mounted on the slider to allow adjustment of the depth and orientation of the wave energy converters.
Siegel, Stefan G. (Pueblo, CO)
13/ 570,018
August 8, 2012
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0001] This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-EE0003635 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.