Latest Wave power Stories

2009-11-30 11:31:16

The best coastal areas in the Iberian Peninsula in terms of harnessing wave energy are the Costa da Morte and Estaca de Bares, in La Coruña, Galicia, according to two pioneering studies by researchers from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), published this month in the journals Energy and Renewable Energy.

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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