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Britain To Build World’s Largest Tidal Power Station

Posted in Distributed Power Production, Sustainable Energy, Tidal with tags , , on August 9, 2008 by Mark P. Line

Britain To Build World’s Largest Tidal Power Station

  • Conventional hydroelectric dams generate electricity from the flow of water due to terrestrial gravity, while the Severn dam will benefit from tidal flow (which is due to lunar gravity).
  • Of course, Britain also wants to build a bunch of new coal and nuclear power plants, and most Brits think that global warming is a hoax. So it shouldn’t come as any surprise that they want to capture the tidal energy of the Severn Estuary the stupid way instead of the right way.

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SeaGen tidal power marine turbine plugs into electricity grid

Posted in Tidal on July 18, 2008 by Mark P. Line

SeaGen tidal power marine turbine plugs into electricity grid