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Fishing Boat Transformed to Harness Energy from Ocean’s Waves

by Niti Nagar

It might be possible to harness the movement associated with the ocean’s natural waves using docked fishing vessels. Researchers are demonstrating this simple idea is feasible using a demonstration vessel currently docked offshore in Western Norway. 324 more words

Renewable Energy

Hawaiian Wave Power

Technologies for solar and wind power are maturing and stabilizing. Innovations will happen; but, the existing technologies suffice. Tidal and wave power have great potential because tides and waves happen throughout the day and night, and because 50% of Americans live within 50 miles of the coasts. 70 more words

Energy

Australia Today: Wave power for Australian grid

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BioPower Systems Pty Ltd (BioPower) has finished constructing its prototype wave power unit to be installed off the coast of Port Fairy, Victoria, later this year. 286 more words

World

Powered by Nature

Entrepreneurship and innovation are critical to the development of any industrial sector. Renewable energy is no different. There are innovators, entrepreneurs and early adopters. Thinking of entrepreneurship in clean tech the first names that we recognise are probably… 162 more words

Renewable Energy

What about Marine Energy?

The oceans cover some 72% of our planet. We need not look further than the constant ebb and flow of tides to recognise that there’s an enormous amount of energy locked up in our oceans. 4,211 more words

Technologies

Book review: The Next Wave

Rusch, Elizabeth. The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Ocean. . Houghton Mifflin. 2014. $18.99. 79p. 978-0-544-09999-9. Ages 12-15:

Following two engineers trying to capture the energy from ocean waves and currents—“the earth’s biggest batteries”—for electric power. 160 more words

Book Reviews

Failed Sale At Pelamis Wave Power Highlights Sheer Scale of Wave Industry Challenges

Recently I had been lucky enough to be sat in a room in which some of the leading companies in the wave industry were discussing the potential challenges and benefits of the GB wave industry. 602 more words

Renewables