Day: June 5, 2018

'Sea-snake' triboelectric generator could harvest ocean wave energy

By Shalom Jacobovitz (SJ1_8558) [CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons] Revisiting an old technology to capture energy from the rolling sea Back in 2004, the Pelamis Wave Energy Converter became the world’s first offshore wave machine to successfully generate electricity and deliver it to the grid. Unlike many other wave energy harvesters, the Pelamis...