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2009-11-19 09:58:17

The ocean is a potentially vast source of electric power, yet as engineers test new technologies for capturing it, the devices are plagued by battering storms, limited efficiency, and the need to be tethered to the seafloor.

2009-10-13 08:07:00

MOORESTOWN and PENNINGTON, N.J., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.

2009-10-08 11:37:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean waves off the coast of Texas may soon provide the first commercial wave power in the U.S. to generate electricity and desalinate water. The Texas General Land Office has granted the first-ever state off-shore wave energy lease to Texas-based Renew Blue Inc.

2009-10-01 23:30:00

HELSINKI, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AW-Energy, a Finnish cleantech company developing a unique and patented wave energy technology brand named WaveRoller, has signed a $4.4M (3 million euros) contract with the European Union to demonstrate its technology.

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2009-08-10 11:45:00

US scientists believe they have made great headway in understanding what have been termed, freak waves.


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  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
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