Attitude I Like: Harnessing the Power of the Sea

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Finavera Renewables Signs Contract with SAIC for Ocean Energy Projects
CNW Telbec (Communiqués de presse), Canada - Mar 14, 2007

This agreement brings two innovative companies together in the interest of commercializing a new renewable energy technology, introducing it as an available ...

This next article actually summarizes several alternative energy sources and it even features a car even I could deal with! This article is include particularly for its explanation as to how the motion of the ocean can be used to supply energy to us human consumers. Take take take take. Oh, my!

Kooky Energy
ThomasNet Industrial News Room, NY - Mar 13, 2007

Yet, Portugal will soon begin tapping this source. Sean O’Neill, president of Scottish firm Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition, said, “The total potential of ...

Wave farms show energy potential
BBC News, UK - Mar 3, 2007

But while other sources of renewable energy - such as wind and solar - have been widely adopted in recent years, wave energy has been slow to take off. ...

The EU steps up on climate change
The Japan Times, Japan - Mar 13, 2007

Second, the share of EU power produced by renewable energy sources will rise to 20 percent from the current figure of about 6 percent. ...

Frankly, I have lots of mixed (well not well mixed, I admit) feelings about the EU. Anyway Portugal impressed me because they don't use nuclear energy and they are proactive in making the best of the resources that the DO have in house so to speak. That makes perfect sense to me. I don't think Portugal needs Big Brother pressuring her to do this or that. She knows what is best for her and her people....just my humble, uneducated opinion.

EU drafts compromise agreement on climate change
International Herald Tribune, France - Mar 9, 2007

Many of the eight former Communist nations that joined the EU in May 2004 are far behind the rest of the union in developing renewable energy. ...

Governor Rendell Says Merger of Renewable Energy Firms Will ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Feb 22, 2007

SunTechnics is one of the global leading suppliers of turnkey renewable energy systems and has founded subsidiaries in Portugal, Singapore, and South Korea ...

Seems like every building should be outfitted with solar panels...humm, I'll have to look into that. That would be a good business angle, might allow me to visit frequently enough that the place feels like home. ;) I'm interested in energy---AVAILABE energy and WATER too. Allthat ocean! Desalinatin anyone? How about rain water catchment?

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