Professor developing wave carpet concept to power coastal communities

Published 03/11 2014 04:04PM

Updated 04/16 2014 06:15PM

Mechanical engineers in California are developing technology to harness the energy of coastal waves and ultimately, provide entire cities with limitless renewable energy and clean drinking water. Called the wave carpet, it’s a system attached to the sea floor that generates power by rising and falling with the waves. Ben Gruber reports for Reuters.


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