DATE: Wednesday, 12 November 2014
TIME: 17h30 for 18h00
VENUE: Engen Petroleum Ltd Conference Centre, Ground Floor Engen Court,
Thibault Square, Corner of Riebeeck and Long Street, CAPE TOWN
There a number of different forms of energy in the oceans that could be harnessed for the generation of electricity, wave, tidal and salinity gradients. In this lecture these different types of energy will be explored, the technology to convert the energy to more useful forms, such as electricity, explained and the potential of ocean energy in South Africa identified. An objective assessment of these sources, when compared to other renewable energy resources will be presented and a possible scenario for South Africa presented.
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