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Floating Hydroelectric Waterfall Prison Generates Renewable Energy at Sea

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by Elliot Chang last modified Mar 22, 2013


Architect Margot Krasojevic‘s Hydroelectric Waterfall Prison is a sustainable prison that doubles as a hydroelectric power station. Designed for a site in the Pacific Ocean close to the Canadian coastline, the concrete and steel structure floats upon a tension-leg platform tethered to the seabed. Deep ocean water is pumped up into the main structure and [...]




 

 

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Architect Margot Krasojevic‘s Hydroelectric Waterfall Prison is a sustainable prison that doubles as a hydroelectric power station. Designed for a site in the Pacific Ocean close to the Canadian coastline, the concrete and steel structure floats upon a tension-leg platform tethered to the seabed. Deep ocean water is pumped up into the main structure and distributed through nozzles in the cantilevered surface, which direct water onto a series of Tyson turbines below to generate electricity. Underwater cables then run the electrical power to the mainland

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