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Browsing the "hydrokinetic" Tag

1st Commercial Hydrokinetic Projects Approved in US

October 3rd, 2012 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

New hydrokinetic energy technologies that generate electricity by harnessing the energy from ocean waves, tides, and river currents are advancing toward commercial development in the United States. They are not expected to add major power supplies anytime soon, but federal regulators this year approved licenses for two hydrokinetic energy projects to produce electricity from wave power buoys anchored off the Oregon coast and from underwater turbines driven by the current in New York City's East River.


World Water Day: 60 Posts on Water & Cleantech

March 22nd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Today is world water day. We've written quite a number of posts on different ways water is connected to cleantech and clean energy. Rather than write a whole new post on one or two aspects of this, I've decided to do a compilation piece. The following are articles on CleanTechnica (and a few from our sister site Planetsave) on some of the connections between cleantech and water



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