Waves of Power
Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 @ 23:34:20 GMT
Topic: Science


New buoys convert the ocean's energy into electricity


Whether witnessed as destructive waves, gently rolling swells or mesmerizing rhythms along the shoreline, the sea's energy is immense. In fact, experts estimate that just 0.2 percent of it - in the form of waves, tides, salinity and more - could power the entire world. Although the technology is 15-20 years behind that of wind energy, ocean power is a promising, clean energy source that is more predictable, available and energy-dense than wind is.

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