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Snaky generator or electric eel

July 28th, 2008 | Posted in alan | Tags: ,

A giant rubber snake could be the future of renewable energy. The rippling 'Anaconda' produces electricity as it is squeezed by passing waves. The device is a flexible tube filled with seawater and sealed at both ends like a sausage. Each wave squeezes the tube, producing a bulging pressure wave that travels down its length. When the bulge ...

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