Harnessing the Power of the Oceans (2008)

Author(s) Gouri S. Bhuyan
Year 2008
Type Articles


Article for the OPEN Energy Technology Bulletin of the International Energy Agency.

Exploiting the energy of the oceans has for long attracted the talents of innovators. Today, concrete efforts are mobilising numerous technologies to exploit the world’s vast ocean energy resources. The role of these technologies is set to grow steadily in the drive for reliable, cost-competitive and environmentally sound energy. The IEA Implementing Agreement on Ocean Energy Systems (IEA-OES) brings together a fast growing number of stakeholder countries to facilitate and co-ordinate ocean energy research, development, demonstration and wider market deployment. 

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