Wave power could account for a quarter or more of U.S. electricity needs if we work to develop its potential around our coastlines, and could also provide other countries with a readily available renewable and free energy source.
A new project hopes to show how we can harness the kinetic energy of ocean currents without harming turtles and other marine wildlife…
Tidal energy can potentially provide 15% of our nation’s electricity by 2030. That could spell opportunity for coastal communities across the country.
Proposals for wave energy exploration are exploding from the Pacific coast to a small Alaskan village, but there’s little thought given to the long-term environmental consequences.