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by rg (leopold dot lepster at google mail dot com) on Wed May 28th, 2008 at 11:12:12 AM EST
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In water, one could also use a vertical axis turbine to avoid having to reorient the nacelle in turbulent water. My reasoning is that the higher density of water may put more strain on the mount point of the nacelle on the base of the turbine.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed May 28th, 2008 at 11:37:17 AM EST
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