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Tidal Energy Project Makes Waves in NYC

Tidal Energy Project Makes Waves in New York
Science News by NewsLook

New York City, one of the hungriest consumers of energy in the world, is going green with a project designed to capture tidal energy from the city’s East River. The project is the first of its kind in the United States and if successful, could herald a revolution in sustainable, marine-based energy production.

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2:20AM PST on Nov 17, 2014

Live long and prosper

11:31PM PDT on Mar 31, 2012

The move towards greener energy is slow, considering that the technologies have been around for some time - but, positive change is always encouraging news.

8:28PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

That's great.

4:35AM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

Thanks. Great idea.

6:38PM PDT on Mar 29, 2012

project is great idea.....wish I didn't have to watch the commercials though....

11:36PM PDT on Mar 28, 2012

This sounds like good news, thank you.

4:53PM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Excellent! Now, how is Big Oil going to step in and kill this project?

2:28PM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Thanks

1:50PM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

YAY! ANYTHING that is an alternate source of power is a GREAT thing!!! Hope more cities follow the example!

1:17PM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

New York is NOT Going green, probably a tiny fraction of power consumed, more might be achieved by not having so much light pollution & other stupid wastefull habits, distinctly not impressed

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