Science News 2012 (English)

Series - New Energy Source from The Sea: Will Marine Power Catch The Wave?

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Running Time : 5minutes

Publication Year(JFY) : 2012


As a new energy option, marine power generation is attracting attention. Venture companies are pushing the research forward. One such project involves the development of a "tuna-shaped tidal turbine which efficiently makes use of ocean flows, with a shape that resists damage by objects floating in the sea. Elsewhere, a gyro-type wave power generator is a new technology that extracts energy from the torque or gyro moment rotation as waves rise and fall at the ocean's surface.