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Tidal Energy Project To Be Built In Maine
2012-07-30 05:33:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The first-ever commercial, grid-tied tidal power project in the United States will be built in the city of Eastport, Maine, representatives from the company building the plant and the Department of Energy announced in a dedication ceremony last Tuesday. According to Aaron Souppouris of The Verge, the Ocean Renewable Power Company will be installing undersea turbines at Cobscook Bay, an area known for its strong currents. It is...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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