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Checking in with: Brimes Energy’s Ram Maramara

By GREGORY ZELLER // The artificial jellyfish is heading to the Philippines. And perhaps the Caribbean. And someday soon, maybe everywhere else. Brimes Energy, a member of Stony Brook University’s Clean Energy Business Incubator Program operating out of a 1,600-square-foot industrial test site in Holbrook, is close to a field-test agreement with a major Philippines-based utility. CEO Ramuel Maramara, who’s twice traveled to his native land to hammer out details of the ocean-based trial, said…


A fresh take on getting energy from the sea

By GREGORY ZELLER // On its way to providing cheap, clean electricity for all mankind, Stony Brook startup Brimes Energy is making a quick detour to address another human inconvenience: Earth’s limited freshwater supply. Under the guiding hand of international industrialist Ramuel Maramara, Brimes Energy is working to reinvent the way oceanic energy is harvested, using gyroscopes inside an “artificial jellyfish” to capture the power inherent in undulating waves and crank out electricity. Turns out…