04 Sep '12, 2pm

New project in Oregon could make wave power a reality

New project in Oregon could make wave power a reality

For more than a century, people have tried to figure out how to turn the endless, repetitive motion of the waves into a source of energy. At Wired , author Alexis Madrigal outlined some of the bizarre contraptions intended to serve that purpose , metal and wood constructions depicted in complex diagrams that evoke alchemy more than science. As Madrigal notes, more than a thousand patents for converting waves into electricity exist, which “generally didn’t work at all or only worked for a short period of time.” An Ocean Power Technologies buoy. Enter Ocean Power Technologies. The New York Times reports : [T]he first commercially licensed grid-connected wave-energy device in the nation, designed by a New Jersey company, Ocean Power Technologies, is in its final weeks of testing before a planned launch in October. The federal permit for up to 10 generators came last month, en...

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£7.9m for Scottish Wave and Tidal Power

£7.9m for Scottish Wave and Tidal Power

cleantechnica.com 03 Sep '12, 9am

The Scottish government has made grants totaling 7.9 million pounds to five wave and tidal power companies. These grants a...

Blogged! From the producers of Singapore Haunted, comes a new reality show, Fabulous You!

Blogged! From the producers of Singapore Haunte...

izreloaded.blogspot.com 05 Sep '12, 7am

, a new reality show that I'm directing and producing for Fabulous Group is now out on R3LOAD Network . You can watch the ...

Finally a new post!

Finally a new post!

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Hurricane Coffee: How To Make Coffee With No Power

Hurricane Coffee: How To Make Coffee With No Power

dailyshotofcoffee.com 04 Sep '12, 2pm

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Have a memory to share? QT @govsingapore: Three...

nlb.gov.sg 05 Sep '12, 8am

– The Singapore Memory Project (SMP) team will be rolling out three initiatives following Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong'...

Oklahoma's Wind Power Development Strategy

renewableenergyworld.com 04 Sep '12, 1pm

Oklahoma was not always a big source of wind power projects, but a leader in oil and gas, and that may be what helped the ...

Oklahoma's Wind Power Development Strategy

renewableenergyworld.com 04 Sep '12, 1pm

Oklahoma was not always a big source of wind power projects, but a leader in oil and gas, and that may be what helped the ...

How crowdfunding could make community power a r...

grist.org 11 Sep '12, 11am

Back in April, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act), and one of the most heralded...

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feelgoodstyle.com 03 Sep '12, 2pm

Editor’s note: Feelgood Style is part of the Important Media Blog Network (IM), and this week we’re having a network-wide ...

CPV Trackers: A Crucial Aspect of Project Success?

CPV Trackers: A Crucial Aspect of Project Success?

renewableenergyworld.com 03 Sep '12, 1pm

As anyone involved in the solar industry knows, cost reduction is crucial to survival in a challenging global market. Alth...

#FashionNews

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Higher Utility Bills? Thank the New Coal-Fired Power Plant

Higher Utility Bills? Thank the New Coal-Fired ...

care2.com 02 Sep '12, 1pm

Fossil fuels are on their way to becoming obsolete. Coal and oil are finite resources, and with a global population over 7...