water power

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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Wave Power Harnessed by Giant Rubber Snakes

Researchers at the University of Southampton in England are testing a giant snake-like rubber tube designed to harness the power of waves. Dubbed the “Anaconda” after the South American snake, these simple, inexpensive tubes would produce clean, affordable energy from ...

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