What are the pros and cons of wave power?

  • What are the pros and cons of wave power?

  • Doctor Anna

    Organizer
    October 31, 2020 at 20:39

    I don’t know much about wave-generated power. Is this technology a sustainable way forward?

  • Mat

    Member
    November 14, 2020 at 15:39

    Hi Antonia!
    Great question. It’s viable. The biggest problems deploying it so far have been logistical – suitable locations to install them are often quite remote from the coast & thus the power grid.
    But; with the advent of more widespead oceanography; we can study for suitable locations.

    The biggest hurdle left will be to find suitable materials to make them long lasting in tough salty conditions.

  • Doctor Anna

    Organizer
    November 15, 2020 at 10:11

    Thanks, Matt!

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