Posts Tagged ‘ocean power’

Solar Kelp Beds

Friday, May 16th, 2008

Another fabulous technology that mimics the behavior of plants to produce electricity, the bioWAVE looks like a huge mechanical kelp bed implanted on the ocean floor. Each bioWave generator consists of three buoyant blades resembling giant kelp bladders that harness the energy of ocean currents as they sway back and forth like real sea plants.