Tidal Surge / Ocean Wave Energy

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Tidal Surge / Ocean Wave Energy

Tidal Surge/ Ocean Wave Energy

HistoryDuring the 1970's there was a gasoline crisis, that caused wave power to be a good long term energy solution. That is when wave power first started to become big.

Ocean Wave Energy

Tidal Surge Energy

States That Produce This EnergyEast coastWest CoastFlorida Alaska

Countries That Produce This EnergyEurope Australia

The Process

Bibliographyhttp://clean-future.com/renewable-energy/wave-power/www.bitesz.huhttp://www.window.state.tx.us/specialrpt/energy/renewable/ocean.php

ProsEasy way to get energyRenewable resource

ConsCost a significant amount of moneyIt can disrupt sediment flow

New TechnologyIn 2007, a $2 million wave power buoy sank near the Oregon coast. The buoy's blade broke and now they are still trying to find the right material to use.


Comments

  • koko03 6 years ago

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    good job calvinnn