Taiwan Scientists Challenge Japan on Kuroshio Current Energy Claims: We Were First

Researchers from Taiwan’s National Sun Yat Sen University told the media yesterday, that Japan was not the first country to generate power from an ocean current as claimed in Japanese media this month. On August 14, a Japanese team in association with industrial machinery manufacturer IHI Corp conducted a 5-day test off the coast of Japan’s southeastern Kuchinoshima Island in the Kagoshima Prefecture, achieving a maximum power generation capacity of 30 kilowatts. The experiment demonstrated that power could be generated

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