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Dynamic Tidal Power
Ocean, Tidal, Dynamic Tidal Power (DTP)
This is an untested technology that could theoretically produce large amounts of power in the range of 10,000MW capacity by creating extremely large artificial jetties into the ocean that would be shaped like a "T” as viewed from the sky. The top of the "T” would serve to separate tidal action on either side of the long leg that connects to the land. Computer simulation models have shown that the length of the system would have to be in the area of 30km to be viable, which would require an extremely large capital expense. There may be negative impacts to marine habitat by building such a extensive structure out into the ocean.