Archive for June, 2013

Jun 21 2013

Large Waves Call for Large Wave Farms

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Aquamarine Power, a Scottish marine engineering corporation, has started building what will be the largest wave farm in the world.  The project will be located off the Lewis coast in the Northwest of Scotland and it will be expected to power nearly 30,000 households.  The wave farm will use Oyster energy generating systems.  Properly named […]

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Jun 21 2013

Getting energy from currents AND wind

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Japan has released the world’s first floating wind current turbine plant.  It will produce electricity from both the wind and the currents.  How efficient! According to the article, the device can effectively channel the weakest of tides and harshest of winds to generate electricity.  It will be interesting to see if it withstands all kinds […]

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