Water – one of natures most amazing and powerful forces – has long been harnessed to produce energy. Dikes, dams, water wheels, canals, paddle-wheel steamers…the list is endless. I’m sure that somewhere in your youth you watched, fascinated, as raindrops splattered against your windowpane. The plonk-plonk as the drops beat faster ~ gradually diminishing to single plops as a storm spent itself ~ were a lullaby in themselves. The whoosh of ocean waves is soothing ~ until they strengthen and become terrifying. Water can be a gift…or an enemy…
Humankind is re-establishing its love affair with water’s gift of energy. In seeking alternative means to power our planet, we are turning to the natural resources that surround us. Read one tactic here:
Do you have any innovative solutions to offer on water usage for power production?