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Beaver Island selected as testing grounds for wave energy prototype

By: Jack Nissen, FOX 2 Detroit

(FOX 2) - A remote island off the coast of west Michigan could become the testing ground for a new energy prototype that harnesses Lake Michigan's tides. While marine wave energy is considered 10 times as dense as wind energy, the technology that supports it is still in its infancy. Once viable enough, it has the potential to fill a growing need for providing reliable, renewable energy to communities that live on the coast.

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