TITLE

Testing the waters

AUTHOR(S)
Galbraith, Kate
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
High Country News;8/20/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of ocean energy to provide electricity across the Western U.S. According to the author, ocean power in the area is still in its infancy stage but is already generating concerns from environmentalists and fishermen about its impact to fish and the scenery. She adds that water is 800 times denser than air and can provide 10% of national electricity demand. She explores tidal power and wave energy, which are the two main categories of ocean energy. Furthermore, the potential of ocean energy as a power resource has drawn attention for preliminary studies.
ACCESSION #
26328376

 

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