Japan Is Dropping A Gargantuan Turbine Into The Ocean To Harness ‘Limitless’ Energy

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Beneath the waves is a powerful force: ocean currents that have “limitless” energy potential. Japan is a country that wants to stop using fossil fuels but has no space for wind turbines and solar panel farms and no willingness to go back to nuclear power. But what it does have is miles of ocean. So, they developed Kairyu (Japanese for “ocean current”), a turbine-flanked structure that will produce energy from currents that make its blades spin. If successful, this technology could solve Japan’s (and other nations’) fossil fuel dilemma. Read full article here

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