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Writer/Narrator: Brian McManus
Writer: Eli Kintisch (
Editor: Dylan Hennessy/
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Sound: Graham Haerther (
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A great deal of information in this video was found through phone interviews with Simec Atlantis engineers
[1] 4,170 TW is annual US energy production (table 1.1 here) – US wave power potential is ~2000TW, according to this 2011 DOE report
[4] Figure 9.6 and 9.7 on page 82
[7] Page 19
[12] Page 14
[16] Figure 11.2 and 11.3 page 114
[17] Page 154
[18] Page 43
[19] Page 39
[20] Page 17
Thank you to AP Archive for access to their archival footage.

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