New wave energy to hit Washington

State, not Washington D.C. Nothing newunder the sun in THAT Washington.

State, not Washington D.C. Nothing newunder the sun in THAT Washington. But there is a plan afoot for a Canadian fimr to build an offshore wave energy plant to generate electricity. You have to forgive the Seattle reporter who gushed about this being the world's first, etc. They're a little provincial out there,perhaps not too swift onusing Google.

There was my blog about Pelamis They're about to help launch the world's actyual first commercial wave to electricity installation off Portugal. There are numerous other wave plans for Europe and even off New England. If you want to follow the progress of the Portugal wave farm, where there's already hardware in the Atlantic, click here.

And here's a useful recent FAQ on wave power projects.

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