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.
October 10, 2001, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"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."

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Published on Monday, October 3, 2005 in The Province
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