All About Ocean Energy & hydraulic: Ages 15-18

Published on 02.26.2021
High School

15 min read

Since Antiquity, hydropower has been harvested from river currents and waterfalls. Today, there is growing interest in ocean energy, not just from the force of water (tides, currents, waves), but also from the of wind ( turbines). More complex technologies also exist that exploit the potential of ocean temperature differences, seawater properties and algae . Capturing the energy in oceans is a difficult process that involves a wide range of technologies and professions. Here is an overview of the different “blue energies”.


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