wave energy

Alaskan Wave Energy Project Receives Project Management Support

November 14, 2013 by Joshua Hill

Alaska and Wave Energy

Located on the Gulf of Alaska, the 750 kW Yakutat Wave Energy Project is set to make life easier for locales who have so far had to rely on diesel prices as high as $8 per gallon, thanks to the 1,000 mile journey the fuel has to make by road to get there.[read more]

Ireland Looks to Be A World Leader in Wave Energy

August 8, 2013 by Colin Cafferty

Ireland Wave Energy

North Mayo is a region scarred by emigration and unemployment. Now a chance exists to harness the brute force of Nature, of turning climate into an ally that will help benefit local communities and appease the effects of man-made climate change.[read more]

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Can the Wave Energy Industry Produce - On A Large Scale?

January 31, 2013 by Celine Rottier

Wave Energy via Shutterstock

While going for a stroll along the seaside, many enjoy the magnificent sight of waves hitting the shore. Few will realize the unique opportunity to visualize the enormous amount of energy that waves carry. Is this the next big source of renewable energy?[read more]

Predicting Waves Could Double Ocean Energy Capture

June 29, 2012 by Nino Marchetti

Surfers spend half their time on the water sitting upright on their boards, scanning the horizon for the next suitable wave. The reason of course is that a wave’s size and power is going to tell you a lot about how good a ride you’re likely to have.Well, the same is true of wave energy capture technology. Put simply, some waves are...[read more]

Texas Firm Wins Approval for Wave-Powered Desalination Plant

June 1, 2010 by Tim Hurst

SEADOG can be used for desalination or as stand-alone renewable electricity generators One of the biggest problems of large-scale water desalination plants is that they require tremendous amounts of electricity to operate. There have been breakthroughs in desalination technology that have drastically reduced the amount of energy...[read more]

Wave Energy is Born

April 28, 2009 by Vicky Portwain

As OPEC proclaimed yesterday that low oil prices are unlikely to last long, Scottish wave energy company Aquamarine Power announced what they dubbed “the birth” of the wave industry. The announcement followed the successful production and export of renewable electricity from its wave energy converter ‘Oyster‘ to the grid. Aquamarine...[read more]

Orkney Island Tidal Current and Wave Energy

August 15, 2008 by margotgerritsen

Dr. Scott Couch discusses tidal current and wave energy in Scotland and the UK.<br>Link to original post[read more]