30 Nov '11, 9am

Toshiba, University of Tokyo, Mitsui, Set to Develop Ocean Current Power Generation System

Toshiba, University of Tokyo, Mitsui, Set to Develop Ocean Current Power Generation System

According to the four organizations, such a system has the following four characteristics. First, the speed and direction of current do not change much under water regardless of day or night and change of seasons, enabling to stably generate electricity continuously and for a long period of time. Second, by floating a generator in the sea, it can be operated at a stable water depth without being affected by ocean waves so that it does not restrict the navigation of ships and its installation cost becomes low.

Full article: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20111130/202...

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