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February 06 2014

17:56

Dynegy closes gas-fired power plant, may replace with wave energy project - PennEnergy (press release)


PennEnergy (press release)

Dynegy closes gas-fired power plant, may replace with wave energy project
PennEnergy (press release)
The utility may enter an agreement with wave energy technology company GWave to build a wave energy farm that would involve sending power to transmission lines at the Morro Bay plant from an offshore farm. "We'd like to be a participant in the wave ...

February 04 2014

11:21

Shipyard wins major renewables contract with leading wave energy firm - Click Green


Shipyard wins major renewables contract with leading wave energy firm
Click Green
Historic shipyard A&P Falmouth has been awarded a landmark contract by marine energy firm Seatricity to build a wave energy device to be deployed at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility. The company, which has a growing reputation in ...

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10:48

A&P wins major renewables contract with leading wave energy firm - DCA (press release)


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A&P wins major renewables contract with leading wave energy firm
DCA (press release)
A&P Falmouth has been awarded a landmark contract by leading wave energy firm Seatricity to build a wave energy device to be deployed at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility. The company, which has a growing reputation in the marine ...
Seatricity set for full-size OceanusRecharge

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04:50

Researchers build prototype in attempt to harness energy from ocean waves - Daily Californian


Researchers build prototype in attempt to harness energy from ocean waves
Daily Californian
A new project from UC Berkeley researchers may soon allow the power of ocean waves to join solar and wind power as a commercialized source of energy. Led by Marcus Lehmann, a visiting graduate student in the mechanical engineering department, and ...

February 03 2014

19:55

Enel Green Power Tests R115 Marine Wave Energy Converter - Daily Fusion


Daily Fusion

Enel Green Power Tests R115 Marine Wave Energy Converter
Daily Fusion
With the initial testing phase for the R115 marine wave energy converter (nominal capacity of 150 kW) at Punta Righini in Tuscany, Italy, successfully completed, the project now moves into the next phase. The second phase of testing of Enel Green Power ...

February 02 2014

19:32

Ocean Floor Carpets Can Harness Wave Energy, But Could They Slow Global ... - iScienceTimes.com


iScienceTimes.com

Ocean Floor Carpets Can Harness Wave Energy, But Could They Slow Global ...
iScienceTimes.com
The wave energy converter developed by Pelamis Wave Power for E.ON, an investor-owned power company based in Duesseldorf, Germany, is being used in a project at the European Marine Energy Centre, located off the west coast of the Orkney Islands, ...

January 30 2014

14:30

Wave power technology crests economical limits - Phys.Org


Wave power technology crests economical limits
Phys.Org
Commercial amounts of energy can be extracted from relatively small ocean waves, according to a Perth company which has developed technology that it believes is the world's most economical in harnessing wave energy. The Bombora Wavepower Wave ...

January 29 2014

22:19

Wave power technology crests economical limits - Science Network Western Australia


Wave power technology crests economical limits
Science Network Western Australia
Image: Bomobra WavepowerCOMMERCIAL amounts of energy can be extracted from relatively small ocean waves, according to a Perth company which has developed technology that it believes is the world's most economical in harnessing wave energy.

22:02

Wave Energy Carpet Needs Help To Roll Out - EarthTechling


EarthTechling

Wave Energy Carpet Needs Help To Roll Out
EarthTechling
A wave power converter inspired by the way muddy seabeds dampen surface waves – taking up their energy – is turning to crowdsourcing as researchers attempt to move their concept from the laboratory to ocean waters. The project, out of UC Berkeley, isn ...
UC Berkeley engineer proposes underwater 'carpet' for wave energySan Francisco Business Times
Seafloor carpet catches waves to generate energyPhys.Org
Seabed Carpet to Generate Huge Amounts of Energy from WavesOilPrice.com

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January 28 2014

23:14

UC Berkeley engineer proposes underwater 'carpet' for wave energy - San Francisco Business Times


UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley engineer proposes underwater 'carpet' for wave energy
San Francisco Business Times
Alam and his team noticed how muddy seabeds dampen the effect of incoming waves, and sought to mimic this effect with a thin sheet of rubber over piston-like cylinders that absorb wave energy and harness it. In studies paid for by the American Bureau ...
Seafloor carpet catches waves to generate energyUC Berkeley

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04:42

CETO wave energy machine swept away in cyclone, report says - RenewEconomy


CETO wave energy machine swept away in cyclone, report says
RenewEconomy
A wave energy machine on Reunion island using technology developed by Perth-based Carnegie Wave Energy has reportedly been swept away and damaged during a recent cyclone in an embarrassing incident for the company. Local press reports said ...

January 22 2014

15:38

Lockheed, Ocean Power Tech Partner on $230M Wave Energy Project; George ... - ExecutiveBiz (blog)


ExecutiveBiz (blog)

Lockheed, Ocean Power Tech Partner on $230M Wave Energy Project; George ...
ExecutiveBiz (blog)
Lockheed Martin and Ocean Power Technologies have partnered to build a wave energy project worth $230 million off the coast of Australia The Standard reported Tuesday. Sean McComish writes the companies intend for the renewable energy source to ...

January 20 2014

19:30

Developer signs agreement for 62.5 MW Australian wave energy project - HydroWorld


Developer signs agreement for 62.5 MW Australian wave energy project
HydroWorld
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. has signed an agreement with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency via its wholly-owned subsidy, Victorian Wave partners Pty Ltd, which will ultimately allow for the building of a wave power station off the coast of ...

17:07

Lockheed Martin partners $230 million wave project off Portland - Warrnambool Standard


Lockheed Martin partners $230 million wave project off Portland
Warrnambool Standard
DEFENCE companies have invested in a massive wave energy project off the coast of Portland, with plans the technology could be harnessed to power navy bases and maritime surveillance of people smugglers and pirates. Aviation giant Lockheed Martin ...

January 15 2014

12:19

Swimmers create enough wave power to keep the lights on all day - Treehugger


Treehugger

Swimmers create enough wave power to keep the lights on all day
Treehugger
The university says, "Jin constructed an oscillating water column, one of the most productive wave energy converters available, to test the amount of electricity that could feasibly be produced by the pool's waves. It uses a large volume of moving ...

January 14 2014

03:13

Cal Poly institute to explore sites for wave energy testing facility - The San Luis Obispo Tribune


The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Cal Poly institute to explore sites for wave energy testing facility
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
“If developed, wave energy could significantly reduce greenhouse gases, and reduce the importation of hydrocarbons from dangerous places in the world, as well as drive California jobs,” Blakeslee said. “It's potentially one of the lowest impact ...

January 09 2014

21:35

California seeks wave-energy facility - U-T San Diego


California seeks wave-energy facility
U-T San Diego
California will likely be in contention to host a national wave energy test facility, thanks to a federal grant awarded to Cal Poly's upstart Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Research. The institute has been awarded up to $750,000 by the ...

January 08 2014

14:27

The ocean's hidden waves show their power - Phys.Org


The ocean's hidden waves show their power
Phys.Org
Surprisingly, internal waves can sometimes be seen clearly in satellite imagery (like in the above image of the Luzon Strait). This is because the internal waves create alternating rough and smooth regions of the ocean that align with the crest of the ...

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05:08

The ocean's hidden waves show their power - MIT News


The ocean's hidden waves show their power
MIT News
Their effect on the surface of the ocean is negligible, producing a rise of just inches that is virtually imperceptible on a turbulent sea. But internal waves, which are hidden entirely within the ocean, can tower hundreds of feet, with profound ...

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January 07 2014

17:17

Trident Energy makes strides in wave energy testing - Renewable Energy Focus


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Trident Energy makes strides in wave energy testing
Renewable Energy Focus
Historically, the major barriers to the success and commercial viability of wave energy are the difficulties in adapting to changing wave conditions, and capturing the potential of every wave. To date, control systems designed to capture and utilise ...
Trident nails real-time controlreNews

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