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FAU moves forward with plan to draw energy from ocean current

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FAU moves forward with plan to draw energy from ocean current

Could South Florida become the Saudi Arabia of ocean energy? Just as the desert nation rests on vast pools of oil, South Florida sits next to the Gulf Stream, a wind-driven current of immense power.

http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2011-05-24/news/sfl-fau-moves-forward-with-plan-to-draw-energy-from-ocean-current-20110524_1_fau-moves-turbines-gulf-stream

Ocean Energy Being Tested Off Of Florida | EarthTechling
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That set up will become a fish magnet out there!  Which brings two questions to my mind, how will the turbines handle fishing line/equipment when it inevitably gets tangled in it?  and hopefully someone will be looking into the effects of the turbines on the downcurrent side. 

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