Video: The Huge Potential of Wave Energy in Developed and Emerging Markets

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Today, ocean waves are turning the lights on in 18 countries, but the potential for the power source remains mostly untapped. Research is underway now for connecting waver power converters to traditional power grids in the United States and other developed countries. But emerging markets present an interesting opportunity to diversify the technology and scale it up. In less than four minutes, Dr. Bryony DuPont, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University, summarizes the state of the technology and its potential applications in low-resource regions and anywhere that’s off the grid. See the video at the end of

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