Sunday, November 27, 2011

Siemens going tidal

As Grist notes in this article, «tidal power (...) has always seemed like a neat idea». Now Siemens is getting in the game. The goal is for tidal power to reach price parity with offshore wind by 2020.

Why tidal, you ask? Well, it's super predictable. And so a better business case.
«Power output of the systems could be calculated for centuries in advance», says Siemens CFO for solar and hydro. (Check out the linked Tech Review article for more)

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