Wave Energy Conversion Technology

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Date: 
August 2, 2001 - 12:00pm
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Bldg. 90
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Scientists have been working on wave power conversion for the past twenty years, but recent advances in offshore and IT technologies have made it economically competitive. Sea Power & Associates is a Berkeley-based renewable energy technology company. We have developed patented technology to generate electricity from ocean wave energy using a system of concrete buoys and highly efficient hydraulic pumps. Our mission is to provide competitively priced, non-polluting, renewable energy for coastal regions worldwide. Mirko Previsic, founder and CEO, of Sea Power & Associates will discuss ocean wave power, existing technologies for its conversion into electricity, and the potential applications of this technology worldwide.  For more information on this topic, you're invited to visit at www.seapower.cc

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