Gallery: Tidal Docks Use Waves to Power NYC’s Streetlamps

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The Big Apple’s known for its bright lights, but the city’s iconic luminescence also sucks up huge amounts of power every year. Luckily, a team of designers came up with a plan to keep the city’s lights burning bright by harnessing the power of its massive rivers. One of the most exciting entries into Metropolis magazine’s 2009 Next Generation Design Competition, Richard Garber and Brian Novello’s design provides a way to power street lamps using tidal power.

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  1. sharad pustake October 17, 2010 at 6:09 am

    Its a quite interested to know the developments on tidal and wave energy

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