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NEW YORK’S EAST RIVER TO BECOME LATEST SOURCE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

AT FULL CAPACITY, THE 10-MEGAWATT PROJECT COULD POWER 10,000 HOMES.

underwaterenergy.jpg New York state is teaming up with a Virginia company to use the East River for a unique experiment in renewable energy: Six giant turbines are being placed underwater in a $7 million project to harness the energy of the tides and produce electricity.

One of the 16-foot-diameter, windmill-like turbines is already operating, supplying power to a grocery store and a garage on Roosevelt Island. The other turbines are being installed over the next two weeks.

“We’re looking for the most cost-effective way to get the most energy out of moving water while having a positive impact on the environment,”

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