The Manchester Truth Campaign Forum
It's not left versus right; it's right versus wrong!
 
Log in to check your private messages

Log in  Register


Profile  Search  Memberlist  FAQ  Usergroups
Ocean’s Glory

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Manchester Truth Campaign Forum Forum Index -> Peak Oil
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
RickTreece



Joined: 04 Dec 2009
Posts: 1

PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:25 am    Post subject: Ocean’s Glory Reply with quote

Among the key sources of renewable energy, there is the ocean power. The ocean’s wave power has recently gained a whole lot of popularity because of its zero contribution to global warming. Although 70% of the world energy is met by burning fossil fuels like coal or the natural gas, it leads to a great deal of greenhouse gases. In those respects, ocean water is considered a safe way of producing energy.

The power in the ocean is present in the form of tides, waves and ocean water temperature difference. Waves are formed by the wind blowing over the ocean’s surface. This energy is captured using point absorbers from the surface waves or from below the surface. The tides are caused by the gravitational effect of moon over the earth. This energy can turn turbine fans and generate electricity. Ocean turbine power can prove to be a great untapped, renewable energy resource.

When there is a difference in temperature between surface water and the water below, it possesses a great deal of energy. The shining sun heats up the surface water and makes it hotter than the deep, cooler waters. In some areas, the temperature difference can be very high. The greater is the temperature difference, the better is the electricity generation.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Manchester Truth Campaign Forum Forum Index -> Peak Oil All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

phpBB "skin" by DewChugr


© 2007-2008 Informe.com. Get Free Forum Hosting
Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
 ::