hydro power

From Waves to Electricity

From Waves to Electricity

Aquamarine Power of Aberdeen, Scotland has invented the Oyster Hydro-Electric Wave Energy Converter, a device that turns ocean waves into usable electricity. Designed for deployment in multi-device arrays capable of powering up to 3000 average homes each, Oyster differs from ...

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Wave Treader Hydro Power

Wave Treader Hydro Power

Green Ocean Energy, Ltd. of Aberdeen, Scotland has developed a hydro power attachment to offshore wind turbines. The Wave Treader is a set of two floats that connect to the base of a wind turbine. As the floats are raised ...

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Hydropower from Vortex-Induced Vibrations

Hydropower from Vortex-Induced Vibrations

Vortex Hydro Energy of Ann Arbor, Michigan is developing generators to harness the energy from vortex-induced vibrations found in rivers, oceans, and other waterways with currents. Consisting of a simple mechanical system interacting with the natural vibrations that occur when ...

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