Wave power company Oscilla Power is working on a wave power buoy that operates using a special material that will eliminate moving parts from the inner cylinder. The idea is to use magnetostrictive materials which, when stretched by the motion of waves, will create magnetic energy, which can be converted into electrical energy.
March 3, 2011 9:31 AM PST
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| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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