Berkeley Team Producing Energy from Ocean Waves

3/3/2014; 2 minutes

Ocean waves and tidal currents are one of the most untapped and important, clean, cheap, rich, and reliable sources of renewable energy on the earth. UC Berkeley professor Reza Alam and his team at the TAF Lab (Theoretical & Applied Fluid Dynamics Laboratory) have developed a "wave carpet" which can extract the energy of ocean waves and turn it into electricity and freshwater for households and cities. (#27834)

 

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