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Friday, April 23, 2004

Another Wave Energy Company Goes Forward

This article,
Company wants to explore using the sea to generate electricity
(April 23, 2004) reports on a Minnesota company, Independent Natural Resources that seeks to use floating pumps in the ocean to push water through pipelines to a reservoir to power turbines for electric power production.
A test pump is being contemplated for the coast of Northern California and if successful, the company would then set up a small-scale flotilla of 16 pumps connected to a 750-kilowatt power production facility for testing over six to 12 months.


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