Going Green

Monday, February 18, 2008

Streaming Power

A whole new twist on hydro-electric power is calling.

Oceans of electricity beckon

Researchers eager to tap Gulf Stream to create power

Associated Press

DANIA BEACH, FLA. — Just 15 miles off Florida's coast, the world's most powerful sustained ocean current — the mighty Gulf Stream — rushes by at nearly 8.5 billion gallons per second. And it never stops.

To scientists, it represents a tantalizing possibility: a new, plentiful and uninterrupted source of clean energy.

Florida Atlantic University researchers say...(complete article here).

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