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2009-05-06 12:50:00

"Anaconda" is a new wave-energy generating device and the latest idea to capture and utilize the power of the seas. Its inventors say the key to its success is its simplistic design. Made from a blend of fabric and natural rubber, the Anaconda device is little more than a length of rubber tubing filled with water, hence its name. It is strong, yet considerably easy and cheap to manufacture. Each Anaconda device is tied to the sea floor and situated to face the oncoming waves. Floating just...


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