30 Oct '14, 10am

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The plan for building the plant involves dropping 61 turbines onto the floor of the sea, where each one will be weighed in place by concrete legs. Each turbine has rotary blades like a windmill, so to sea life and any wayward divers, the plant will look like a giant undersea wind farm. Though it isn’t the first time someone has used this technology to generate power – there is, among others, one installation in New York City – it is the first time anyone has attempted it at this scale. If it all works, it could set the standard for arrays like this one.

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