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  •  NYC's tidal project (1+ / 0-)
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    Spud1

    isn't a failure at all, it's a very good start.

    The blades were damaged by the strength of the current, showing there was more than enough power available to run the turbines.  They can either switch to a harder material, or use smaller turbines running faster.  If anything, their radar images showing fish diverting away from the turbines show a ecological success story in the making- clean energy without environmental damage, economically sound and reliable.

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