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Mikel Casuso, estudiante de Ingeniería Industrial de TECNUN, Campus Tecnológico de la Universidad de Navarra en San Sebastián. Undergraduate student of Industrial Technology Engineering at TECNUN, Technological Campus of the University of Navarra in Donostia- San Sebastián.

Saudi Arabia in Europe?

Following the line of previous posts in this one I write about another way of taking advantage of tidal power, by the method of Tidal Stream Generator. First, we have to consider that the motion of a sea tide causes … Seguir leyendo

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Eleven days in Cuba

In 1929 a yacht called ‘Jamaica’ travelled the whole length of the coast of Cuba. People that saw it could not know that thanks to the person who was in that yacht the first experiment about Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion … Seguir leyendo

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The vision of Jules Verne

Everybody knows that the famous French novelist Jules Verne was able to predict a large number of inventions and discoveries unknown in his time. In his book Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne predicted the Ocean Thermal Energy conversion, when a character of the novel, Captain Nemo, alluded to … Seguir leyendo

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Osmotic power by vapour

One of the most problematic causes from preventing a commercial development of osmotic power is membranes which are used in the osmosis process. These membranes have to be replaced periodically, every six months, as Junkal wrote in the last post. … Seguir leyendo

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WaveRoller. The power of underwater waves

Many years ago, in Finland, Rauno Koivusaari was diving when a door of a wrecked ship nearly hit him. Eureka! It was the beginning of WaveRoller. Until now we have written mainly about sea waves that are on the ocean … Seguir leyendo

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Mutriku: Pioneers with waves

Mutriku is a town in the Bay of Biscay, with an approximate population of 5.000 inhabitants. On July 2011th, a pioneering wave power plant in this town was opened. Unlike other wave power plants in Europe that are only focused … Seguir leyendo

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Energía del mar. Energía limpia y renovable

La energía eléctrica es un componente esencial en la vida de cualquier sociedad moderna. Su importancia económica, industrial y social es cada vez mayor. A la vez, los problemas derivados de su obtención han ido de igual manera en aumento, … Seguir leyendo

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