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This power station can harvest kinetic wave energy and turn it into electricity

wave star energy

The Wavestar machine draws energy from wave power with floats that rise and fall with the up and down motion of waves. The floats are attached by arms to a platform that stands on legs secured to the sea floor. The motion of the floats is transferred via hydraulics into the rotation of a generator, […]

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April 26th, 2016 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wave power | Read More »

Scotland generated more than half its electricity from renewables last year

clean energy Scotland

Scotland has reached an ambitious renewable energy milestone by generating 57.7 percent of its gross electricity consumption. It also made up about 26 percent of total UK renewable generation last year. According to Ars Technica UK, the government’s department of energy and climate change has released provisional numbers of renewable energy generation in 2015, which […]

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April 5th, 2016 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wave power,Wind | Read More »

New world record set in renewable energy investments

renewable energy global investments

All investments in renewables, including early-stage technology and R&D (Research and Development) as well as spending on new capacity, totalled $286 billion in 2015, some 3 per cent higher than the previous record in 2011, said the 10th edition of United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) annual report — Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016. […]

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March 28th, 2016 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Technology,Wave power,Wind | Read More »

Utilizing sea wave to generate electricity

Researchers Dr Ismail, Dr Muhammad Murtadha and Baharin Abu Bakar from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia have carried out a conceptual study on mathematical modelling for sea wave in electricity generation. This conceptual study focused on using Oscillating Wave Column (OWC) which is considered as the most efficient way to utilize sea waves, the largest power […]

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December 4th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wave power | Read More »

Underwater turbine tested to harness tidal power in Scotland

Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) has conducted a test on an immersed turbine which can be utilized to harness tidal power to produce electricity. The test has successfully completed in northern isles of Orkney,in the island of Eday. The turbine known as Hammerfest Strom HS1000, is already a source of electricity for many homes and businesses […]

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May 23rd, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wave power | Read More »

The new Wave Power Device

Ocean Power Technologies Inc. has announced that it has completed the first of its new generation utility-scale PowerBuoy device, the PB150. The PB150 Powerbuoy has a peak-rated power output of 150 Kw and is the largest, most powerful wave power device build by the company.

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March 29th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Gadgets,INDUSTRY,MARKETING,USA,Wave power,WORLD | Read More »

Using wing waves to produce electricity

Just like wind mills and wind turbines that generate power and electricity from the wind, scientists are now working to generate power from the sea.

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March 22nd, 2011 | Posted in INDUSTRY,Wave power | Read More »

The first wave power farm sets sail

Wave energy is among the impressive list of renewable energy resources that is being developed in the United States. New Jersey-based developer, Ocean Power Technologies has launched a project that features the nation’s first commercial wave power farm off the coast of Reedsport, Oregon.

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March 22nd, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wave power | Read More »

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