Archivo de la categoría: Energía Undimotriz

Apartado sobre la energía undimotriz u olamotriz.
Section about wave power.

Santoña’s wave farm

Last post I wrote about a buoy produced by Ocean Power Technologies, a device that produces electrical energy from the vertical movement of the waves. Well, one of the places that they’ve implemented this innovative system is in Santoña, Cantabria. … 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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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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Ocean Power’s PowerBuoy

Last post, I talked about a buoy that produces energy with the air that enters it. This time, I am also going to talk about a buoy, but that has a totally different approach of obtaining energy from the waves. … 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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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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Ocean Energy Buoy

As my colleague Mikel mentioned, there are many sources of energy related to the sea. Our aim as a team from now onwards will be to inform you about the main technologies that have been developed or are in the … Seguir leyendo

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