Alternative Energy From Our Oceans

IMC has a very complete post on alternative energy ideas for harnessing power from our oceans. They tell us;

Wave power refers to the energy of ocean surface waves and the capture of that energy to do useful work – including electricity generation, desalination, and the pumping of water (into reservoirs). Wave power is a form of renewable energy. Though often co-mingled, wave power is distinct from the diurnal flux of tidal power and the steady gyre of ocean currents. Wave power generation is not a widely employed technology, and no commercial wave farm has yet been established (although development for the first commercial wind farm in the Orkneys are well under way).

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Renewable Energy at Sea: Harnessing Wave Energy