Energy from waves! It seems like a great idea but it could certainly have enviromental consequences if not located right.
The Energy Department announced it's going to invest. Below is the first part of the text and a link to read it all.
The Energy Department today announced $10.5 million in available funding to support the design and operation of innovative marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) systems through survivability and reliability-related testing of these systems. Such advances will help these devices harness even more sustainable energy from the enormous potential of the nation's oceans and rivers.
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