Concept for smarter wave power device a winner in GE's Ecomagination Challenge


Concept for smarter wave power device a winner in GE's Ecomagination Challenge

There are wave energy converters made for big waves out at sea – like the devices tested and planned for deployment a few miles off the rambunctious Oregon coast. Then there’s Bombora Wave Power.

The Australian company's WEC is designed to mine near-shore waves with an average wave height of a mere 1.4 meters. The company says this is all part of a strategy “to develop a wave-based technology that was economically competitive with onshore wind power generation, currently the lowest cost...

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Source: Tree Hugger
29 March 2013 Featured
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