This is an excerpt from EERE Network News, a weekly electronic newsletter.

November 13, 2002

Practical Ocean Energy Management Systems (POEMS)

POEMS, based in San Diego, California, facilitates education and research in renewable ocean energy, sustainable development, and mitigation of coastal environmental problems. Programs include a proposed endowment fund, which will award grants to individuals and organizations for promising new projects in ocean energy. Its Web site features educational resources for teachers, as well as technical and general FAQs about ocean energy.