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  • Converting wave energy to clean water and power

    Resolute Marine Energy from Boston USA, won Global Entrepreneurship Week\'s inaugural Startup Open, the competition\'s directors revealed. The company uses the power of the ocean to produce drinkable water and electricity. The small-scale system converts energy from the waves into electrical power or into pressurised seawater, so we can provide both drinking water and clean, more affordable ...


  • New ideas give energy boost to wave power

    All along the coasts of Europe where the Atlantic waves crash onto the shore there are experimental wave power stations producing electricity. Now engineers in Norway and Sweden − two of the countries trying hardest to develop this technology − have announced “breakthroughs” in their methods, which the inventors believe will make wave power competitive. At present, most ...


    By Climate News Network

  • $1.3m funding for wave power development in Australia

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) will use the funding to undertake an innovative wave resource mapping and modelling project. Australia’s only wave power development – Carnegie Wave Energy Limited’s Perth Wave Energy Project off Garden Island in Western Australia – will be monitored as part of the project, allowing CSIRO to improve ...


    By Climate Action

  • Marine energy doubled by predicting wave power

    The energy generated from our oceans could be doubled using new methods for predicting wave power. Research led by the University of Exeter, published (27 June) in the journal Renewable Energy, could pave the way for significant advancements in marine renewable energy, making it a more viable source of power. The study was carried out by a team of mathematicians and engineers from the University ...


    By FLS Energy

  • Edward Davey sees wave power in action

    Secretary of State Edward Davey visited Inverness, Scotland on Saturday for a roundtable discussion on Scottish renewable energy. The conference was a good way for him to meet some of DECC’s key Scottish stakeholders, and to discuss areas of the department’s agenda such as Electricity Market Reform (EMR) and ProjectTransmit. The Secretary of State then went to visit Wavegen ...

  • Harnessing wave power with new `oyster` machine

    A giant new machine called' Oyster' designed to harness the power of ocean waves and turn it into ‘green' electricity is being installed on the seabed off the Atlantic shores of the Orkney Islands. In autumn 2009 it will undergo demonstration trials to prove whether its innovative technology could lead to a commercial source of renewable energy for use in seashores around the world. In contrast ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • SDE Will Grid India With Sea Wave Power Plants

      Cost Price  of KW/h is 2 cents, the cost of construction of  a facility with a capacity of  1 MW  is 1  M  $ Delegation of a major Indian automobile manufacturers ...


    By SDE. Ltd

  • Essential analysis of wave energy

    This analysis attempts to focus on the universally accepted Engineering and Physical laws that represent a corner stone of our society. COMMON TERMINOLOGY: The energy in a wave has been calculated and published in the IEA Ocean Energy Systems Report and other Journals, showing values, on a per meter wave frontage, of 2+Kw for 1 meter waves and 75Kw for 5 meter waves. This ...


  • Innovative Wave Power Device Starts Producing Clean Power in Hawaii

    With support from the Energy Department and the U.S. Navy, a prototype wave energy device has advanced successfully from initial concept to grid-connected, open-sea pilot testing. The device, called Azura, was recently launched and installed in a 30-meter test berth at the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Kaneohe Bay, on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. This pilot testing is now ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Eco Wave Power for Its Path-Breaking Innovation in the Field Of Wave Energy Generation

     Based on its recent analysis of the wave energy generation market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Eco Wave Power with the 2012 European Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation for developing and implementing an all-round solution for effective energy harvesting from waves. "Driven by the energy crisis around the globe, an escalation of activities in newer forms of renewable ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Britain aims to rule the waves again

    (AXcess News) London - Britain prided itself on ruling the waves in the 19th century; they might once again in the 21st century. But not with its Navy. This time, Britain's chosen vessels are new technologies that convert the pounding of the waves and the ebbing of tides into the thrum of electricity. While still years behind other alternative-energy forms, wave and tidal power systems are ...


    By Axcess News

  • Making waves work: wave energy trials underway in Wellington

    A uniquely ‘Kiwi’ wave energy generator is harnessing the power of waves in Evans Bay Wellington. The device has been developed by Wave Energy Technology New Zealand (WET-NZ) – a partnership between the Crown Research Institutes Industrial Research Limited (IRL), and NIWA, and the Wellington power consultancy Power Projects Limited (PPL). The generator in Evans Bay is an experimental prototype. ...

  • Pelamis Wave Power Selects Pulsant to Safeguard Vital Data in the Cloud

      Custom built cloud & connectivity solution frees Pelamis engineers to focus on developing renewable energy technology  Cloud, connectivity and hosting provider, Pulsant, is supporting Pelamis Wave Power by helping to manage, backup and store data vital to the development of its world-leading wave energy technology. With operations in Edinburgh and Orkneysupporting two ...


    By Pelamis Wave Power

  • Calling All Coders: Help Advance America`s Wave Power Industry

    With more than 50% of the nation's population living within 50 miles of coastlines, we have vast potential to provide clean, renewable electricity to communities and cities across the United States using marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies. To help this emerging industry develop new models and tools that improve the design, development, and optimization of wave ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Oyster® Wave Power Device wins Innovator of the Year 2009

    Aquamarine Power (“Aquamarine”) has been celebrated as a leading force in the UK’s renewable energy sector, winning the coveted ‘Innovator Award 2009’ for its market leading Oyster® wave energy converter at this year’s British Renewable Energy Awards. Aquamarine competed against seven other shortlisted nominees to win the award which honours outstanding excellence in innovative features of ...


    By Aquamarine Power

  • Ocean Power Technologies deploys wave energy device off Hawaii coast

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) announced on February 1 that it has successfully deployed one of its PowerBuoy wave energy devices about a mile offshore from a U.S. Marine Corps Base on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The device generates up to 40 kilowatts of power from the rise and fall of the waves, and since its deployment in December 2009, it has been generating power within ...

  • Ocean Power Technologies and Lockheed Martin to Collaborate on Utility Scale PowerBuoy for Oregon Wave Power Project

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT) ("OPT" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it will collaborate with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in connection with OPT’s proposed commercial-scale wave power generation project at Reedsport, Oregon. Lockheed Martin will provide design, manufacturing, system integration and supply chain management expertise to enhance ...

  • PG&E First in the Nation to Buy Wave Energy

    SAN FRANCISCO, California, December 21, 2007 (ENS) - Pacific Gas and Electric Company has entered into a long-term, two megawatt commercial wave energy power purchasing agreement with Finavera Renewables Inc. both companies said Tuesday. Finavera has begun development plans for the two megawatt wave energy project to be constructed 2.5 miles off the coast of Humboldt County, California. The ...

  • Successful ocean test advances wave energy research

    The newest prototype of a wave energy device being developed by Oregon State University and Columbia Power Technologies was successfully tested last month in the ocean off Newport, Ore., providing valuable data and moving the research program closer to commercialization. In a $1 million research effort during the past year, 18 different “direct drive” wave energy technologies have been evaluated, ...


  • Reports show major potential for wave and tidal energy

    The U.S. Department of Energy has released two nationwide resource assessments showing that waves and tidal currents off the nation's coasts could contribute significantly to the United States' total annual electricity production. The new wave and tidal resource assessments, combined with ongoing analyses of the technologies and other resource assessments, show that water power, including ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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