TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Energy from the ocean breakers that pound Mexico’s Pacific Coast could soon be turned into electricity as an Israeli joint venture finalizes permits and financing for the country’s first wave energy plant.
Since its establishment in 1948, Israel has set itself a task of being “a light unto the nations”. In his new book, Solution Nation, David Waneticks introduces readers to the country’s most promising startups that strive to improve and save our life in creative and varied ways.
The ocean is a source of infinite energy which can be harvested to address a significant portion of the global energy shortage challenge. Few nations such as the UK, Norway, Sweden, and Israel have progressed considerably in leveraging ocean energy.
Two entrepreneurs have developed a simple technology that can generate renewable energy from ocean waves at a price that is competitive with solar power – attracting interest from cities all over the world.