“Oceans of electricity” was a fine article, but one line should have been added about the engineers of the ’30s who had plans to build wave-power electricity for the eastern United States. World War II interrupted the plans for cheap power without oil, however.
Douglas O. Deshazer
The article mentions the lack of funding for wave power in the United States. Do any of the wave-power devices currently being tested reduce wave action when in use? If so, perhaps some of the money that goes toward coastal erosion projects might be redirected.
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