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Estudiante de TECNUN desde hace dos años, Escuela Superior de Ingenieros de la Universidad de Navarra en San Sebastián.

Farewell

So, our dear friends. This blog is getting to the end of its life. But it has been a nice experience! At the beginning of this assignment that was given to us, we took it like another work we had … Seguir leyendo

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Tidal Barrages

As Jon mentioned on his previous post, there are three ways of generating electric energy from tides (one of them only works theoretically). In today´s post, we are going to talk about the most common one: tidal barrages.  Usually they … Seguir leyendo

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Hybrid Cycle OTEC

After having explained two of the procedures to get electric power from ocean´s thermal gradient, you may be wondering… where is the need of a third one? Well, the hybrid cycle combines the best characteristics of the previously shown processes … Seguir leyendo

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Ocean thermal power

Today, we are going to provide a general overview of what is ocean thermal energy and its basis. On forthcoming posts, we will continue talking about the technology it is relied on, its importance nowadays and whether it is an … Seguir leyendo

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Blue Energy

Introduction: the osmotic process. In the osmotic process two solutions are involved and each of them has its own salt concentration (if the salinity is the same for both it has no sense talking about the osmotic process, as it … Seguir leyendo

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On-Shore Power

Up to now, we have been trying to explain the operational principles of several revolutionary devices whose aim was generating electric energy from the motion of waves, but all of them have  one main characteristic: they were offshore machinery, which … Seguir leyendo

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Pelamis Wave Power

The ‘Pelamis’ machine is one of the latest wave-motion based energy generators. ‘Pelamis’ is a Greek word which means ‘sea snake’ and this device receives that name due to its snake-like appearance. It floats semi-sumerged on the surface of the … Seguir leyendo

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