All About Ocean Energy & hydraulic: Ages 11-14Published on 12.12.2022
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Oceans cover 70% of the Earth’s surface. They constitute a vast reserve of energy produced by moving water, sea breezes or . The challenge is capturing the energy, a task that isn’t easy. As always, it’s a question of choosing the right technologies, which evolve constantly, without doing harm to the environment. Here is a broad overview of the different ocean energies, also known as “blue energies”.
Find out all about the “blue energy” that can be harnessed from the ocean and moving water, such as tides, waves and currents, as well as from ocean temperature differences.
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