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2014-03-31 12:24:03

Patent protects core wave platform technology, a key milestone prior to commercialization. CARSON CITY, Nev., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Electric, Inc. (OTC BB: OCEL), a leading developer of marine-based alternative energy solutions, received notification on March 24, 2014, that its application for international patent PCT/ES2013/070911 will be processed. The patent, titled "Power Plant for the Generation of Electrical Energy from Waves," protects the company's core...

2014-02-11 12:21:09

Wave project expected to fulfill energy needs of 10,000 homes BALTIMORE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To advance the availability of alternative energy solutions, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] announced today that it has signed a contract with Victorian Wave Partners Ltd. to begin developing the world's largest wave energy project announced to date. This is a significant step toward making ocean energy commercially available. (Photo:...

2014-02-07 23:24:14

WaveRoller, the breakthrough wave energy device created by the leading wave energy developer, AW-Energy, has received independent performance verification, taking the wave power industry one step closer to commercialization. Vantaa, Finland (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 WaveRoller received its validation after operating in fully exposed ocean environment during testing campaigns in 2012 and 2013. AW-Energy submitted detailed data covering wave conditions and device performance for external...

2013-09-18 23:33:48

AOE Accumulated Ocean Energy’s (AOE) 1/8 scale prototype captured ocean energy in the Sooke Basin last week. Sooke, BC (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 With founders and potential investors looking on; Jim Matei, COO of AOE pulled the test buoy out into a calm ocean, secured it to the anchoring system and with mechanically generated waves began compressing air. Gauges on the dock launching area read almost 10 PSI after only a couple small waves. The AOE system is a patented wave energy...

2013-09-09 23:25:34

Large-diameter, megawatt-scale generator for wave power industry will use existing technology solutions. Corvallis, Oregon (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Columbia Power Technologies has selected Siemens Industry’s segmented rotary generator for use in Columbia Power’s utility-scale wave energy system, the StingRAY. The patented, third-generation StingRAY is a floating, offshore wave energy system and represents the culmination of over 10 years of intensive, scaled development and testing....

2013-05-28 23:00:49

An Electronic Giant´s big investment in unconventional resources is already paying off for the energy giant, and it believes it can do for fracking what it did for aviation, reports EDI Weekly. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 In this week´s EDI Weekly, your digest of industry news and events, we have two very different energy stories. First, there´s the big push to make hydraulic fracturing safer and cleaner–and more profitable. In a completely different vein, Scotland...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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