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Francois Kneider's Wave Energy Propeller Engine
Description : External fin system taps the energy of waves to provide thrust energy for the craft. Benefits the craft by stabilizing the ride. Toy-size proof of concept prototype built. Possible open source project (for experimental purposes only commercial applications will need to be authorized under contract).
Click here to view 7-second video - Toy-size prototype moves with wave action, while control craft does not advance.
Kneider's Sea Wave Energy Propulsion Technology - Francois Kneider has build numerous proofs of concept of wave energy propulsion systems, and believes it could be a feasible system commercially for water craft. Offers intriguing directions for home experimenters. (PESN Sept. 21, 2005)
Wave Propulsion: Brief History and Remedy - French and Russian proponents of harnessing sea wave energy provide a short history, identifying why the approach has been abandoned by major entities, and suggesting how to revive this yet-to-be-fully-actualized approach. (PESN Sept. 21, 2005)
The Clean Queen Of The Sea - Orcelle to be the first cargo ship in modern times to be run completely by sun, wind, and waves. Unveiling of first 820-foot long vessel, with cruise speed of 15 knots, expected next month. (Rense / The Telegraph, UK March 13, 2005)
http://www.patentsoffer.com/seawavessystem2.php - The system consists of multiple pairs of inclined fins or blades on the sides of vessels.
http://kneider.site.voila.fr/ - bio page in French
: Kneider Innovations, 13 Allee Nicolo Paganini, F.13880 Velaux, France
: Phone: (33) 442 464 464
: email: [mailto:email@example.com?subject=Kneider_wave_energy_device_featured_at_PESWiki.com firstname.lastname@example.org]
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