PBS NewsHour Weekend

Wave of the Future? #840

Sunday, November 12, 05:00 pm on KPBS

Duration: 0:26:46

Description: 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.


Broadcast In: English