Forget Tidal – the B.C. Advantage Is Wave Power

Source: biv.com Published: May 9, 2017 Wave-measuring buoys like this one were used in a new study to measure wave energy potential off the coast of Vancouver Island | Submitted By Nelson Bennett Anyone who has walked along the beaches near Tofino in the wintertime...

“Artificial Blowhole” Generates Electricity from Ocean Waves

Source: newatlas.com Published: May 12, 2017 New Atlas spoke to Dr. Tom Denniss, the CEO of Wave Swell Energy, about the company’s new system designed to harvest electricity from ocean waves. Wave Swell Energy By Michael Irving Wind and solar power are becoming...

New Seawall Design Generates Power from The Sea

Source: springwise.com Published: July 3, 2017 An innovative design by Dutch company Waterstudio could revolutionize how we generate electricity from the sea. Waterstudio, a Dutch company that focuses on water-based urban planning and research, has developed an...

Cross Tidal Kites

Source: modelon.com Published: May 11, 2016 Jonas Malmqvist I have the privilege to tell the story of this project from two perspectives. Minesto’s and Modelon’s. One and a half years ago I first started to work on tidal kite systems simulation. At that time, I was a...

Tidal Energy — All Renewables Are Not Created Equal

Source: forbes.com Published: July 27, 2017 James Conca Most everyone has heard of hydroelectric energy or hydropower, that uses a dam to store water in a reservoir.  Water released from the reservoir flows through turbines, spinning them to generate electricity. ...