The SKWID system, which harnesses power from both the wind and the tide, is scheduled to be tested in Japan
A diagram of the features of SKWID
There are already a wide variety of renewable energy systems that harness the power of the wind, along with some that generate power via the flow of ocean currents. According to Japanese engineering firm MODEC (Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Co.), however, its soon-to-be-tested SKWID system will be the first one to do both.
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