"Due to Scotland’s semi-diurnal tide, the O2 will likely see strong currents four times a day. But the currents will shift direction each cycle, with two flood currents and two ebb currents every 24 hours."
"Once commissioned and linked to the European Marine Energy Centre in the Orkney Islands in Scotland, it will have the ability to produce enough electricity to power 2,000 U.K. households, and offset 2,200 tonnes of CO2 production annually, reports electrek."
"The blades of this new turbine can spin a complete 360 degrees — enabling the O2 to produce power when the tidal current is flowing in any direction."
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