The Dawn of Federal Marine Renewable Energy Development

Schaumberg, Peter J.; Grace-Tardy, Ami M.
January 2010
Natural Resources & Environment;Winter2010, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p15
The article discusses the crucial nature of water as a life-sustaining resource and analyzes the potential of the oceans as a source of energy for the next generation. It states that marine renewable energy has some specific advantages over onshore renewable energy wherein the ocean presents a fertile area that will produce energy. It notes that potential environmental costs related with marine renewable energy must be balanced with the benefits that they offers.


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