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Fossil fuel dependency

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Issue

Fossil fuel dependency

There is a strong dependency on fossil fuels.

There is a large energy potential in surface water and tidal currents.

Solution

Tidal turbines

Tidal turbines generate energy from tides. In the Oosterscheldekering, five turbines are installed with a total capacity of 1.2 megawatts, generating electricity voor 1,000 households.

Water en Energie

Pros

  • Predictable energy production.
  • The turbines do not block the view.
  • Less dependecy on fossil fuel

Characteristics

  1. Topic Water and energy
  2. Development state 6: System/subsystem model or prototype demonstration in a relevant environment
  3. Setting type Coastal area
  4. Water type Surface water, Sea water
  5. Project period 1-3 years