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Browsing the "Ocean Energy" Tag

Other Cleantech & Climate News

January 22nd, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

Beyond solar and EV news, here are some more cleantech and climate news & views from around the interwebs: Renewables [&hellip


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.


Top 20 Cleantech News & Commentary (April 5)

April 5th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Following up on my first cleantech and politics roundup yesterday, here are 20 more great or important stories from the past day or so. I've decided to also bold the stories I think are the most worth checking out


Marine Life Flourishing Beneath Off-Shore Wind Turbines

January 19th, 2010 | by Susan Kraemer

Not only do off-shore wind turbines not harm marine life, but they actively encourage more of it, a very encouraging study has just concluded, after closely following the effects of the off-shore wind farms being built off the European coast


'Oyster' Could Be the Secret to Harnessing the Ocean

August 3rd, 2009 | by Ruedigar Matthes

There is a new force on the wave-energy front. It's called the Oyster. If it is successful in its debut this autumn, it could change the face of wave energy forever. You see, this giant electricity producing machine is different from conventional wave-energy machines. And those differences could make it extremely marketable



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