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On Tuesday, Lockheed Martin (LMT) announced a partnership with the alternative energy supplier to develop the world's largest project harnessing wave energy.
The project will be developed off the coast of Victoria, Australia and upon its completion as early as 2018 will produce enough power for 10,000 homes.
The project will use Ocean Power's technology which converts wave energy into clean energy via the bobbing movement of a buoy. The mechanical energy produced drives an electrical generator, which transmits power through an underwater cable.OPTT data by YCharts