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Waves are caused indirectly by ______

(a) Wind energy

(b) Solar energy

(c) Geo-thermal energy

(d) Wave energy

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My enquiry is from Wave Energy topic in division Ocean Energy & Geothermal Energy of Energy Engineering

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The correct answer is (b) Solar energy

The explanation: Like the wind and OTEC, ocean and sea waves are caused indirectly by solar energy. Waves are caused by the wind, which in turn is caused by the uneven solar heating and subsequent cooling of the earth’s crust and the rotation of the earth.

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