The Naked Scientists

The Naked Scientists Forum

Author Topic: Energy revolution  (Read 3225 times)

Offline erickejah

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 347
  • Parking? I make my own parking spot!!
    • View Profile
Energy revolution
« on: 26/12/2008 20:04:45 »
A device developed by Michael Bernitsas, a professor in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, can harness energy from slow moving ocean and river currents. The machine is called VIVACE. It could open the door to a new, reliable and affordable alternative energy source.
http://www.engin.umich.edu/newscenter/feature/vivace/


 

Offline chris

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 5337
  • Thanked: 65 times
  • The Naked Scientist
    • View Profile
    • The Naked Scientists
Energy revolution
« Reply #1 on: 01/01/2009 04:04:07 »
How does it work?
 

Offline AB Hammer

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 88
    • View Profile
Energy revolution
« Reply #2 on: 02/01/2009 04:18:26 »
LOL Old technology but small water wheels ::)
Paddle/water wheels have been doing that on rivers and waterways for hundreds of years. What I am saying is that the technology comes from the ancient ideas. But this means ancient is not always obsolete.
« Last Edit: 02/01/2009 04:20:53 by AB Hammer »
 

The Naked Scientists Forum

Energy revolution
« Reply #2 on: 02/01/2009 04:18:26 »

 

SMF 2.0.10 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
SMFAds for Free Forums