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This California Energy Commission website discusses how electrical power can be generated from tidal power, wave power, ocean thermal energy conversion, ocean currents, ocean winds, salinity gradients, and other ocean phenomena. Users can learn how different areas of the ocean vary in their potential energy production. The site presents the history of ocean energy production and the issues associated with permitting an ocean wave-energy conversion facility. Users can find links to ocean energy education and to companies and research groups involved with ocean energy development.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Oceanography
  • Science > Physical Sciences

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    Keywords:

    Physics,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Science,Science -- Physical sciences,Science -- Oceanography,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120195627540T,Geoscience,NSDL

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    English

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