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Source: OIST

Scientists Think They Can Get Energy From Ocean Waves

By Kristin Hunt

The ocean already provides a home for countless creatures and a perfect backdrop for days at the beach. But what if it could also provide energy?

Tsumoru Shintake believes he has found a way to harness power from ocean waves. In a new Bloomberg profile, the quantum physicist explains his revolutionary invention, a turbine that draws energy from wave currents.

“The ocean is big and beautiful,” Shintake says in the article. “We can use its energy.”