and Schlumberger have created Liquid Robotics Oil & Gas, a joint venture to develop services for the oil and gas industry using Wave Gliders, the world's first wave-powered
, autonomous marine vehicles.
The first of a new generation of wave-powered
generators designed and built in Sunderland's shipyards has set sail.
Renewable energy proponents' longtime dream of harnessing the power of the world's oceans became a reality this fall when Portugal brought online the first commercial wave-powered
electricity generating station.
A Japanese sailor has set out for Japan from Hawaii using a wave-powered
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SRI International, an independent nonprofit research and development organization, has deployed and is currently testing a prototype buoy-mounted, ocean wave-powered generator off the coast of Florida in the Tampa Bay.
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.
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.
electricity in Scotland took a step forward yesterday when a research project received a pounds 3million boost.