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Thursday, September 06, 2007

Wave power device gets in water in Oregon

Finavera Renewables, the Canadian company that wants to harness wind and wave power, has successfully deployed a prototype of its AquaBuoy 2.0 two and a half miles off the coast of Oregon.
Waves push the AquaBuoy up and down in the water. The motion puts pressure on a hydraulic fluid. The pressurized fluid then turns a turbine, which creates electricity.

This looks to be a new, promising alternative energy technology...

Wave power device gets in water in Oregon
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