Scientists in Minneapolis test turbines that get power from river and tidal flows

  • Article by: David Shaffer , Star Tribune
  • Updated: October 19, 2013 - 2:00 PM

Scientists at the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory are helping a New York company test its submerged turbines that generate power from river and tidal flows.

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vikesgr8fanOct. 20, 13 5:22 PM

Has anyone studied how these will affect aquatic life where they are installed? Fish, diving birds, beavers, river otters, etc., would seem to be at risk with these things spinning around in their environment.

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