Japan Is About To Unlock The Ultimate Energy Source

I saw this depicted in an episode of SeaQuest DSV many years ago. It was a disaster in that episode, but there’s no reason to think it has to be. I hope this catches on!

Wag 'n Bietjie

byWill Lockett | Medium

Photo by Denys Nevozhai on Unsplash

An untapped near-limitless carbon neutral energy source lies dormant off the shore of Japan.

Amongst the hustle and bustle of Tokyo city you’d be forgiven for forgetting the raw natural power that exists in Japan. For just offshore, deep in the ocean, lies a monster with ungodly strength. It has remained untouched and undisturbed for millennia. But now scientists want to harness this power to save Japan. Don’t worry, I’m not talking about Godzilla, though he may still be down there somewhere. Instead, I’m talking about deep sea turbines, as Japan is the first country to try and harness the potentialof ocean currents. But why has Japan turned to the sea for power? What are the benefits? And what are the risks? Could this be an energy revolution?

Geologically speaking, Japan is one of the most fascinating countries…

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