Tuesday, September 12, 2006

"Tidal power applications filed for Deception Pass, Columbia River"

"MOUNT VERNON, Wash. A group planning to develop tidal power projects has filed applications to study Deception Pass and the mouth of the Columbia River.

The Washington, D-C, based Climate Institute is also looking at other coastal sites around the nation where the power of water currents could generate electrical current. Founder John Topping says the turbines might look like underwater windmills."