Scotland Plans World’s First Tidal Turbine Farms

Remember when the U.S. was on the cutting edge of technology? Seems it’s been many, many years since that time.

The two projects, which each include 20 underwater turbines, will be finished within three years and will provide power to 40,000 homes. ScottishPower Renewables will apply for planning permission next year to build the two farms in Northern Ireland’s seabed. The turbines will be manufactured in Scotland to increase the country’s green-collar jobs.

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