Govt looks to ocean wave power plants

As part of efforts to look beyond traditional energy resources, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry is planning to realize the development of power plants by making use of ocean waves and currents.

Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said revealed his ministry would encourage the utilization of energy potential from the sea, a program that would be in line with the government’s marine centered development policy.

“[The use of] waves and currents to generate power will be part of our effort to encourage the use of renewable energy. Marine natural resources will be the basis of future development,” Sudirman told reporters after the launch of Nusantara Day on Monday.
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Posted June 5, 2015 by repit in News

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