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Wave Farms An Upcoming Source of Energy

Sunday, August 29, 2010

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Wave Farms An Upcoming Source of Energy

Wave farms are a growing upcoming source of energy provision. It involves using a series of machines which extracts the forces (pull and push) of water to produce electricity or rather wave power. Portugal the Pioneer of Wave Farms Aguçadora Wave Park is the world’s first industrialised wave farm, and it is situated in Portugal [...]

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Natural Carbon Removers: Salps the Natural Undersea Engine

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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Natural Carbon Removers: Salps the Natural Undersea Engine

Will we be able to see plans, trains and automobiles generating the necessary power through the air they move in? Even, more interestingly, what if the by-product released would be beneficial for the environment? There are already natural self-propelling mechanisms that do provide energy in such ways. It is a small, barrel shaped organism, which [...]

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An Overview of the potentials of Ocean Energy

Friday, April 9, 2010

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An Overview of the potentials of Ocean Energy

The importance of using renewable energy sources is spreading across countries. However, bio-fuels, wind, hydrogen and solar energy are given the upper hand. What about using ocean waves to generate electricity? If ever you would come across a surfer to discuss the energy of ocean’s waves you would be surprised. The ocean is unlike rivers [...]

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World’s Largest Wave Power Station Being Built In Sweden

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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World’s Largest Wave Power Station Being Built In Sweden

Seabased AB and Fortum are going to construct the world’s largest wave power plant. This is a renewable source of energy, which will provide customer, society as well as other stakeholders with reliable energy. The Sweden Energy Agency is supporting this mega project with a grant. It was only today, that the full financial support [...]

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Renewable Energy (Wind, Solar & Tide power) Will Be Distributed Through A Super-grid in Europe

Thursday, January 7, 2010

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Renewable Energy (Wind, Solar & Tide power) Will Be Distributed Through A Super-grid in Europe

Europe is looking ahead for the first step to make the European super-grid a reality. The prime focus is to make a smart electricity grid dedicated to distribute renewable power in North Sea. The project is already pinpointing on connecting turbines from north coast of Scotland to wave power generated from Belgian and Danish waves, [...]

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Carnegie Wave Energy Installs CETO Wave Power Unit In Australia

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Carnegie Wave Energy Installs CETO Wave Power Unit In Australia

Renewable Energy Holdings, announced that its thirty one percent owned clean tech wave power manufacturer Carnegie Wave Energy is about ready to launch the initial commercial sized wave energy system in the waters off of Australia. They completed a deed of license between themselves and the Government of the State of Western Australia so they [...]

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Wave Power Generator Electrifies Grid In Scotland

Thursday, December 3, 2009

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Wave Power Generator Electrifies Grid In Scotland

The Oyster is a new wave energy generator located offshore of Scotland, and according to its manufacturer, is the only ocean hydro electric unit that is producing energy. Renewable energy from wave power became a bit more popular when the Oyster hydro electric unit began generating power to Scotland’s electrical grid only recently. Aquamarine Power [...]

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Seawater Power Generation Is A Salty Concept

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

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Seawater Power Generation Is A Salty Concept

Picture fresh water surging forward to meet salt water. There is pressure created and power produced. Norway will open its first sea waterpower plant and interest is building. Statkraft is a government operated power facility located in Norway and it has recently launched a sample model power plant that generates power by utilizing seawater, there [...]

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Wave Power, Defense Contractors And Backyard Brilliance

Friday, October 23, 2009

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Wave Power, Defense Contractors And Backyard Brilliance

When the U.S. Navy wants something, it usually gets it. In this case, it needs a consistent supply of energy along the countries massive coastlines in order to power their undersea surveillance. Wave energy is just the ticket for the U.S. Navy’s search for a reliable source of power supply and the oceans never stop [...]

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