Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Full Force at Fall

The sky and sea to the west of Eday looks capable of generating considerable forces ... and certainly is. The European Marine Energy Centre is undertaking trials for harnessing the strong tidal powers here at the Fall of Warness, Orkney.

These massive devices operate in a variety of ways and The Orcadian features two video-clips which clearly present what is happening and, to an extent, what will happen next. Apparently 10% of the world's energy requirements could be met from sources of this style.

Scottish Islands Explorer - tries to make an impact as well

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