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Old 12-01-2019, 05:44 PM   #33 (permalink)
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The problem with tidal power is building something that doesn't get smashed by storm waves or storm waves that have swept up boats, cars, 16 inch diameter peer pilons, ect.
I'm not saying it can't be done but what ever it looks like it needs to have a safe failure mode.
When it gets smashed is it going to dump hundreds of gallons of hydraulic fluid into the sea or fail in some way that's environmentally destructive?
Can it be dragged to higher ground or does it have to just weather the storm?
Anything that gets built by man to challenge or harness the seas always gets destroyed by the seas.
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