Amidst the global push to develop clean, renewable sources of energy, solar and wind power are leading the way. But what about ocean waves? Hawaii is known as a haven for surfers and beach-goers, but the same waves that draw tourists from all over the world are also a potential source of untapped renewable energy. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson visited a marine base in Hawaii, where researchers are testing a new frontier of wave power technology that they hope could one day supply energy to the nation's electricity grid.
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Episode #840 / Length: 26 minutes