The “world’s first large-scale underwater energy farm” is being built off the coast of Scotland, and is expected to start producing power in 2017.
When completed, the MeyGen project will produce enough power to light up 175,000 Scottish homes, and may ultimately include the construction of as many as 269 undersea turbines – the first four of which are scheduled to be completed by the end of the year. Continue reading »
Ben Davidson begins by describing the Carrington Event of 1859, a huge coronal mass ejection.
If such a gigantic solar flare should CME today could easily shut down power grids