SchwartzReport: Blue Energy – Solar on the Sea & Osmotic Power

05 Energy
Stephan A. Schwartz
Stephan A. Schwartz

Yet another creative variant of solar. Japan is a country where only 11.65% of the land is really suitable for agriculture. They don’t have the land to spare for big installations. Particularly with the loss of the Fukushima area, a loss that was both physical and psychological. Solution: take solar to sea.

Japan is building huge solar power plants that float on water

Here is another electricity generating technology I first covered in SR about 11 years ago. It made a splash at the time then disappeared. Now it has come back, and it has fascinating implications. This is yet another example of what happens where carbon energy is no longer thought of as the only way.

Blue energy: How mixing water can create electricity