Ocean Protection, Ocean Energy
February 25 2009

Wave Glider

by Chad Nelsen

While not technically an article on wave energy to produce electricity, this is an interesting application of using the power of waves to propel an ocean monitoring device across the ocean.

Using a novel mechanical system, water pushing on the glider’s wings allows it to move horizontally while it rises and falls, and a tail rudder controls its direction.

Read the article here...