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Thursday, April 27, 2006

Ocean Energy for Africa

Renewables are making their way over to Africa, according to this article, Power play in Mauritius, John Etkind (4/27/06) - and ocean energy is part of the mix.
As this article on Mauritius describes, the country is devoid of fossil fuel and must import 75 percent of energy requirements. So the government is now looking to opportunities within the country to gain energy independence. According to the article, wave energy and OTEC offer the best options presently in the way of ocean resources.


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