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Feasibility of Wind Power and Wave Power Generation in the South China Sea

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This chapter presents the feasibility of wind power and wave power generation in the South China Sea, and a remote island was selected as a case study. Using the CCMP wind data, the wind energy characteristic of the selected remote island is analyzed. In addition, we also use the CCMP wind data to drive the WAVEWATCH-III (WW3) numerical wave model. Then the wave energy characteristic of the selected remote island is also analyzed based on the hindcast wave data. The research results can provide scientific guidance for wave power generation and offshore wind power generation. The scheme formed in the chapter can also be popularized in the Maritime Silk Road.

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  • Wind power generation
  • Wave power generation
  • CCMP wind data
  • WAVEWATCH-III wave model

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Zheng, C., Li, C., Wu, H., Wang, M. (2019). Feasibility of Wind Power and Wave Power Generation in the South China Sea. In: 21st Century Maritime Silk Road: Construction of Remote Islands and Reefs. Springer Oceanography. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8114-9_6

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