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Undersea Turbine Company Wins $5.3 Million

Jesse Remillard, ERS, for Zondits In a small, coastal Maine town near the border of Canada, a group called the Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has been testing undersea turbines to generate power from the large tidal flows characteristic of the area. The units, which resemble vertical wind turbines, are undergoing testing to further refine […]

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Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy: A New Wave of Renewable Energy

Daniel Stewart for Zondits, June 25, 2015. Image credit: Unsplash Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy technologies generate renewable power from our oceans and have been under development since the mid-1900s. However, advances were slow until the turn of the 21st century, when improvements in manufacturing techniques and materials began to accelerate the industry’s growth. Along with […]