News tagged with tidal energy

Whale-inspired ocean turbine blades

Interest in developing alternative energy sources is driving the consideration of a promising technology that uses underwater turbines to convert ocean tidal flow energy into electricity.

Nov 28, 2010
4.8 / 5 (11) 3 | with audio podcast

Triton: A subsurface ocean?

Neptune's largest moon Triton is most likely a captured Kuiper Belt Object. The capture of icy Triton and the subsequent taming of its orbit likely led to the formation of a subsurface ocean through tidal ...

Sep 06, 2012
5 / 5 (7) 4 | with audio podcast

Harnessing tidal energy

A new company, Kepler Energy Limited, has been formed to develop a tidal turbine which has the potential to harness tidal energy more efficiently and cheaply, using a device which is simpler, more robust and ...

Oct 26, 2010
3.5 / 5 (8) 1 | with audio podcast

Composites for energy

Advanced composite materials are playing a vital role in improved design and reduced operating costs for renewable energy technologies. Research presented today will highlight how wind, marine and solar power could address ...

Jun 30, 2009
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