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Unformatted text preview: The Floating Wave Power Vessel is a ship moored off the coast that generates electricity by capturing waves with its upward sloping bow, and returning the water to the sea through a Kaplan turbine 4. Name 3 tethered devices: Hose Pump Wave Energy Converter, Interproject Service Converter, The Aquabouy system 5. Describe one. The Hose Pump Wave Energy Converter uses the oscillation of a buoy to pump seawater to a reservoir on land, where it is stored and used to run a Pelton wheel turbine. 6. What does CO2 have to do with the economic feasibility of wave power? Because wave energy produces little CO2, it is an attractive option for investment in clean renewable energy...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2010 for the course CDAE 006 taught by Professor G.flo during the Fall '09 term at Vermont.
- Fall '09