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Key Services

Project Experience


We are specialists in the delivery of 
Wave and Tidal Resource Assessments 
as well as 
Marine and Coastal Process 
fowave and tidal energy 
(tidal stream and tidal range type) developments

Our services are delivered by recognised experts who have more than 20 years of project experience and have also directly contributed to the development of industry technical standards and best practice. 

Cooper Marine Advisors has an expanding portfolio of wave and tidal energy experience.

We work directly for project developers, advise NGOs, as well as supporting 
leading environmental consultancies with specialist technical services.

Site selection - characterisation of metocean and seabed conditions 

Resource assessments – wave and tidal energy potential 

Literature reviews – data search, collation of evidence, gap analysis 

Survey recommendations – metocean, geophysical and sediment sampling 

Stakeholder engagement – discussions with regulatory bodies, consultees 

Modelling – specification, audit, interpretation, near and far-field tools 

GIS - analysis and mapping  

Technical reporting – research reports, development of industry standards 

Strategic review of potential tidal range opportunities and implications to the historic environment (link to report) 

Site characterisation for a potential 
tidal range development

Metocean survey advice, west coast of Ireland

Member of BSI committee for wave and tidal energy technical standards 

Wave resource assessment, Indian Ocean

Our current list of clients includes;

  • ABPmer
  • BSI
  • Historic England
  • Intertek
  • Tidal Electric
  • RCG

If you would like to use our services or would like further information about what we offer, please feel free to contact us.