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Ocean Energy and Hydropower. By : Adam Rosbury. Ocean Energy. Wave Energy Tidal Energy Therma l Energy. Wave Energy. Tremendous amount of energy in waves Up an down movements can move piston to turn generators

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ocean energy
Ocean Energy
  • Wave Energy
  • Tidal Energy
  • Thermal Energy
wave energy
Wave Energy
  • Tremendous amount of energy in waves
  • Up an down movements can move piston to turn generators
  • Waves can be used in coastal reservoirs for the change in air pressure to turn turbines
tidal energy
Tidal Energy
  • Onshore reservoir are used to retain water at high tide and let out at low tide.
  • Tidal Movements spin turbines generating power
thermal energy
Thermal Energy
  • Difference in deep and surface water used for water vapor production
  • Rising water vapor spins turbine
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Ocean Energy
  • Advantages
    • Renewable
    • Abundant
    • No fossil Fuel Emissions
  • Disadvantages
    • Technology not there yet (especially for deep water)
    • Cold water plumes (Thermal Energy)
    • Not easily accessible by the public
hydropower
Hydropower
  • Uses Energy of moving water
  • Similar to wave energy
  • Used in Dams, Rivers,

along with other non

marine moving waters

hydropower1
Hydropower

Advantages

Renewable

Abundant

Low Emission

Peak Hour backup

Disadvantages

Cannot Build Everywhere

Impacts Ecosystems

Expensive Capital Cost

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