Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Tide-Powered Turbines in the East River

Imagine submerging 200 windmill turbines in New York's East River. The turbines would generate enough electricity to run 8,000 households through the power of the natural currents and tides. That's the grand plan for New York-based Verdant Power, and the company recently began installing two turbines as a test. Verdant's goal is to eventually use their technology in countries like China, India, and Brazil.

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