This is about what they’re calling “marine energy,” which is yet another kind of renewable energy that’s getting some attention — though frankly, I heard more about these companies last year than I have recently, kind of the opposite of what you’d expect for a renewable energy technology during these times of skyrocketing oil prices. Remember when $70 a barrel seemed high? That was less than a year ago. Jeez.
But I digress. As usual.
Marine energy is essentially a way of generating power due to the action of either waves or tides. In many ways this is like geothermal energy, in that it’s essentially generating energy from a basic geological process (okay, hydrological — but you get the idea). It’s clearly nonpolluting and you can’