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Are underwater turbines the next big clean energy source?

US Department of Energy is exploring the potential of underwater turbines.

The design and deployment of most underwater turbines are still in their infancy. Image:

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The Tidal Power Tug underwater turbine is invented by California-based energy developer Aquantis.
The Tidal Power Tug underwater turbine is aimed to tap energy from gulf stream currents along the US East Coast. Image: Aquantis
Conceptual design of the Manta underwater turbine.
Conceptual design of the Manta underwater turbine. Image: SRI
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