Harnessing the Power of Waves!

A new project in Washington state is using hydraulic buoys to generate power! The company says that 10 buoys should be able to power 100,000 homes. Check out the NYTimes article here:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/04/us/project-aims-to-harness-wave-energy-off-the-oregon-coast.html?_r=0

There is also a radio piece from NPR:
http://www.npr.org/2012/09/07/160752625/oregon-power-project-needs-the-motion-of-the-ocean

Enjoy!

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