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Finally in Place!—Tidal Power Generation System in Sabusawa Island

Sabusawa island belongs to Urato islands in Shiogama, Miyagi. In the place where damages of the disaster remain to be seen, a new project that gives people new hope has been in progress.

It’s the novel tidal power generation system!

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This project, called Next-generation Energies for Tohoku Recovery (NET), is carried out by Tōkyō University, Tōhoku University, and local companies

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On November 17, Tōhoku Dock Tekkō brought the tidal power generation system to Sabusawa island and the next day, the system was set in the sea with a crane.

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Students of Shiogama Urato Daini Elementary School came visit and observe their work.

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One student from Sabusawa island noted that he was proud of his island since its the first attempt in Japan. Other students said he hoped the whole Urato island use the tidal power generation system.

 

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Dr. Maruyama of the Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tōkyō wants children to see the system being in operation and have interests in it, and take it to the next step.

 

If everything is going well, the system is planned to generate electricity next February.

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last article on this project from November 15, 2014

 

Next-generation Energies for Tohoku Recovery (NET) Project

http://net-tohoku.sakura.ne.jp/wp/

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