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Unformatted text preview: mechanical energy and then converted into electricity. Wave power has a high potential to be captured and used for generating electricity in future as the technology develops further. There is a lot of energy stored in waves. 94% energy of the ocean stored in the wave, and the other 6% is tidal energy. Only small a part of the wave power is used for commercial electricity generation today. Reference: D. Halamay, T.K.A. Brekken, A. Simmons, and S. McArthur, Reserve requirement impacts of large-scale integration of wind, solar, and ocean wave power generation,...
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- Spring '09