TITLE

A switch

AUTHOR(S)
East, Roger
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Green Futures;Jan2008, Issue 67, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the possibility of treating offshore winds as the new source of energy in Great Britain by 2020. According to Labour Member of the Parliament John Hutton, the plan could change the nation's coastline, however, it could be producing as much electricity for every household. 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. Hutton says 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 #
28676695

 

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