# If electromagnetic fields and waves are the same, then doesn't that mean that you can induce current from waves? Therefore transferring electricity over long distances?

If electromagnetic fields and waves are the same, then doesn't that mean that you can induce current from waves? Therefore transferring electricity over long distances?
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"If electromagnetic fields and waves are the same,"
They are not always the same
"doesn't that mean that you can induce current from waves? Therefore transferring electricity over long distances?"
You can send waves over long distances, see how works the antennas, the lasers, the communication through satellites (don't forget that light is also e.m. field).