wave power

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wave power

n
(Electrical Engineering) power extracted from the motion of sea waves at the coast
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wave power

The energy in sea waves exploited to generate electricity.
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This announcement was welcomed by Carnegie Corporation, which has been lobbying state and federal governments to use wave-powered desalination to deal with water shortages.
A wave-powered commercial electricity supplier on Islay will be the first in the world to feed into a national grid when it opens next week.
What may be the world's first wave-powered station was switched on earlier this month at Tostestallen in Norway.
Wave-powered electricity in Scotland took a step forward yesterday when a research project received a pounds 3million boost.