TITLE

Catch the tide

AUTHOR(S)
Porritt, Jonathon
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Green Futures;Jan2008, Issue 67, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the plan of expanding offshore wind through artificial tide-causing turbines in the Severn estuary to aid energy needs in Great Britain. The plan follows the nation's target on renewable energy, aiming to meet 20 percent of the country's energy needs by 2020. The design is building turbines place on the sea floor to harness the flow of the tide streams, plus a big tidal barrage across the Severn estuary. Accordingly, the project will generate energy to meet 10 percent of the nation needs for electricity while helping lessen climate change by producing near-zero carbon electricity.
ACCESSION #
28676694

 

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