The fascinating research into using the ocean to instead of diesel generators to power remote B.C. communities.


Dozens of remote towns on the B.C. coast, including Indigenous communities, still rely on diesel generators for power.

A group of researchers at the University of Victoria is hoping to change that by harnessing energy from wind, waves and tides. Their goal is to reduce the need for noisy, smelly, carbon-belching generators — as well as the fuel barges that supply them.

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