Canada Considers Electricity From Ocean Waves

Companies from Australia, England, Scotland and the U.S. will compete to build the first ocean-powered generators in Canada. Plants that generate electricity from ocean waves are aready in use in Europe.

"B.C. Hydro is considering two projects to generate electricity by harnessing the power of the sea. Companies from Australia, England, Scotland and Washington state have been shortlisted for two demonstration wave-energy plants to be run in joint ventures with Hydro...If successful, the projects would be the first ocean-powered generators in Canada. Similar technology is being tried in Washington state and small wave plants are already in use in Europe."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Full Story: Hydro looks to ocean power for generators


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