wave 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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Efficient Wave Power in Sight

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Technical Institute of Lisbon, Portugal are developing a more efficient way to harness wave power into useable electricity. Called the Oscillating Water Column (OWC), the design uses waves to force ...

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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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