pdf Why Wave Energy? Nov. 16, 2012 Popular

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This document was prepared by the Oregon Dept. of Energy and outlines the multiple reasons why the state is encouraging this industry. The marine renewable energy community offers economic and energy opportunities for the state of Oregon. Through responsible development and research centers, the state believes that marine energy – particularly wave energy – could be important to Oregon’s future. Wave energy generation can support a stable, healthy electric grid, future electricity load growth, sustainability goals and jobs on Oregon’s coast.