Author Archives: Wesley Williams

Great video showing deployment of tidal energy turbines in the East River.

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New Report on Marine Energy Prospects in the US

Some great news from the Verdant Power deployment in the East River of NY and encouraging projections about the role of marine energy in the renewable energy portfolio going forward.   https://www.hydro.org/powerhouse/new-report-proves-marine-energys-vast-capabilities-to-provide-carbon-free-electricity/

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WaterBros heading to New Hampshire for testing over the summer

Landon and I were excited to have our WaterBros request for technical support (RFTS) accepted, which means we will be heading to UNH over the summer for wave tank testing of our Waves to Water prototype.   https://teamer-us.org/teamer-network-director-announces-rfts-2-awards/  

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Global Map of Marine Energy Deployments and Test Centers

OES – Ocean Energy Systems has an excellent interactive map for looking at marine energy deployments across the globe, complete with working principles and links for more information.  It can be an addictive rabbit hole, but cool none-the-less. https://www.ocean-energy-systems.org/ocean-energy/gis-map-tool/

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WPTO Accomplishments

The Water Power Technologies Office has released a report highlighting accomplishments for 2019-2020.  It is an interesting read to look at the variety of projects in hydro and marine energy that have been funded/supported by WPTO recently.    

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Physics over Chemistry

Pretty much sums up why I’ve leaned toward physics over chemistry since high school…. http://smbc-comics.com/comic/laws  

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WaterBros….the adventure continues!

  We were excited to get the news that WaterBros was selected as on of ten Waves 2 Water ADAPT Stage winners.  This is the 3rd of 5 rounds of competition, and will culminate with deployments at Jennette’s Pier for … Continue reading

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