Surface Wave Energy is the energy that is generated by capturing the energy of moving water of surface waves. There are two ways of generating electricity through surface waves:
a) With the help of turbines: Underwater blades are used to spin the waves and transmit their energy to the electricty generator.
b) With the help of tidal barrages: Tidal barrages are dams that are built wherein, when the tide comes in and the sea level rises, water passes through the dam and becomes trapped in a basin. Similarly, when the tide goes out, gates within the dam release the water. This allows it to flow through turbines that spin and transfer energy to electric generators.
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