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[Uptime 63] Can Wind Turbines Actually Withstand Hurricanes? Plus, the Orbital O2 Tidal Turbine

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What happens when a hurricane rips through one of the off-shore wind farms soon to be built in the U.S.? Can wind farms actually obstruct, absorb and decrease the destruction of a hurricane, as some researcher say? The Carolinas to the Gulf of Mexico encompass a third of U.S. coastline, and so in this episode we discuss wind turbines and hurricanes, the engineering, what we’ve learned from oil rigs, and what the research says.

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Plus – we discuss the Orbital Marine O2 tidal turbine, a very cool and powerful tidal power generator just now being deployed in the North Sea.
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📽Watch this great video on the O2 here: https://youtu.be/4d9zs0W9u2A


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