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Clean energy breakthrough buoys hopes in Australia

The buoys submerged last year as part of the wave energy system off the coast of Western Australia. The three buoys provided power to a nearby naval base and were the first wave energy system to operate through all four seasons for over 14,000 hours

Off the west coast of Australia, three large spaceship-style machines were placed underwater in a ground-breaking project that left the ocean floor resembling an alien landing site.
The three buoys were submerged last year and eventually spent more than 12 months underwater as part of an A$30 million (S$32 million) project described as the world’s first fully functioning wave energy plant.
The buoys, operated near Perth by Australian company Carnegie Wave Energy, provided power to a nearby naval base on Garden Island and were the first wave energy system to operate through all four seasons for over 14,000…

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December 13, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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