Tidal Electrical Generation

With all of the focus on the Cape Cod Wind Farm, I wanted to remind people of other ways to generate electricity via the ocean, using tidal forces.

Have a look at this terrific animated graphic in the NYT:
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Source:
Generating Electricity by Going With the Flow
MIKA GRÖNDAHL and XAQUÍN G.V.
NYT, April 21, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/04/21/science/20100421-turbine.html

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