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Wave Power Technology Gets A Boost
2012-09-11 04:21:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is a great search going on for alternative sources of energy, to wean our society off of fast-disappearing fossil fuels. So far, most scientists have focused on sun and wind energy because they are so easy to harness. There is potential for wave energy from the ocean, but harnessing it is more problematic, presenting some pretty specific challenges that make it a less promising resource. Because wave size and force varies so...

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