Chain of Offshore Wind Turbines Could Power Atlantic Seaboard

Chain of Offshore Wind Turbines Could Power Atlantic Seaboard

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wind-offshore-ws-flickr.jpgIndividual wind turbines and even whole wind farms remain at the mercy of local weather for how much electricity they can generate. But researchers have confirmed that linking up such farms along the entire U.S. East Coast could provide a surprisingly consistent source of power.

In fact, such a setup could someday replace much of the region’s existing generating capacity, which is based on coal, natural gas, nuclear reactors, and oil.

(READ More in ScienceMag.org)

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