130: Tidal Energy

Tidal generation is a viable alternative energy opportunity, though current applications are fraught with engineering challenges, high cost, and environmental issues. Many innovative new technologies are emerging, making tidal energy generation possible as a fully integrated working system in the new world energy mix.
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Peter Neill, Director of the W2O and host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of five minute audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by community radio stations worldwide.