Latest Wave power Stories

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.

2009-08-10 11:45:00

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

2009-08-05 14:30:00

Stories of ships mysteriously sent to watery graves by sudden, giant waves have long puzzled scientists and sailors. New research by San Francisco State professor Tim Janssen suggests that changes in water depth and currents

2009-07-30 10:35:00

A giant new machine called' Oyster' designed to harness the power of ocean waves and turn it into ‘green' electricity is being installed on the seabed off the Atlantic shores of the Orkney Islands.

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.

2009-05-05 15:25:00

HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As countries around the world seek to curb their dependence on fossil fuels and foreign oil, many American-based companies are offering alternative energy solutions to help avert a full-blown energy crisis, which include wind, solar and wave energy technology.

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