Orecon, a British wave energy company, has just pulled in a huge round of funding in preparation for their first installations in 2010. The company has developed a large buoy, 40 meters in diameter, that will float a few miles offshore. The buoy will be tethered to the sea floor in six places, and the http://www.chemistswithoutborders.org/viagra-30-mg rising and how to get levitra no prescription falling of the waves will power on-board generators.
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Wave power has been plagued by regulatory problems and battles with the fishing industry. But the biggest problem has been the weather. The buoys have to be placed in areas that have continuous high seas, but they also have to be able to http://www.drk-dillenburg.de/viagra-england handle storms in those same areas.
Nonetheless, the high seas contain a tremendous amount of energy that, if inexpensively harvested, could produce a substantial amount of power to the most populated regions on Earth.
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