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'Artificial blowhole' harvests power from ocean waves

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 13, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified May 12, 2017

As the world scales up renewable energy to meet the goals of the Paris agreement, the more clean sources the better. Australia-based Wave Swell Energy has designed a creative way to obtain energy from the power of the ocean. Wave energy comes in many forms: at Inhabitat we've written about buoys, floating sea walls, and floating platforms. But Wave Swell Energy takes a new approach: what CEO Tom Denniss called an artificial blowhole.





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