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WhaleX / Ocean wave energy catcher

WhaleX
WhaleX

Ocean energy conversion is one of important technologies forwarding to sustainable environment development at present. WhaleX was developed
towards the ideas “smaller, nearshore use, lower cost and easy maintenance.” WhaleX can catch shallow-water wave energy and then transfer it to electric power. The electric power can be used for nearshore indicaing illumination and other terrestrial uses. The idea of integration of whale-like water inlet, modularized internal mechanism and magnetic coupling axle is patent pending in Taiwan.

University

National Kaohsiung University

National Kaohsiung University
of Science and Technology
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Yi-Chen, Liu,
National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology

Ssu-Kai, Chiu,
National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology