MHK Technologies/WaveBlanket PolymerMembrane

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Primary Organization Wind Waves and Sun
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Oscillating Wave Surge Converter
Technology Description WaveBlanket could be called the accordion of the sea Poetically speaking It is simply a bellows played upon by the swells of the ocean WaveBlanket is a flexible polymer membrane which uses air pressure rather than steel to achieve its lateral strength and as a result produces about 1000 times more energy per unit of mass than rigid green energy designs

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Date Submitted 22:43.5

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