Posts Tagged ‘tidal power’
Ambitious plans to develop a £60m wave power project off the coast of Scotland’s Shetland Islands edged forward last week when wave energy developer Pelamis signed a new joint venture agreement with European energy giant Vattenfall.
The first wave power generator from ocean waves, made almost entirely of a rubber tube, which resembles a giant swimming sea-snake could produce electricity for 50,000 homes in the UK within 5 years, according to Telegraph.
In the near future tidal power will become a viable source of renewable energy, but a engineer from University of Michigan discovered a new method to turn river and ocean currents into energy. This device is called VIVACE ((Vortex Induced Vibrations for Aquatic Clean Energy). In comparison with other water mills and turbines which need [...]