Japan Tested a Giant Turbine That Generates Electricity Using Deep Ocean Currents

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  • A heavy machinery maker in Japan has tested a prototype of a massive aeroplane-sized turbine that can generate electricity from powerful deep-sea ocean currents.
  • During trials this year, the company could generate 100 kilowatts of stable power.
  • The company hopes to generate two megawatts eventually and begin commercial operations in 2030.

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