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3 responses to “Could We Harness The Energy Of Earthquakes?”

  1. Erik van Erne

    Yep, great. We can’t predict earthquakes but of course we can harness the energy of earthquakes

  2. James

    One way to harness earthquake energy: Suppose Japan had built a giant “wall” equipped with hydroelectric turbines along the coast, but this wall was buried underground and spring-loaded. Once the tsunami crossed the wall, they could release the springs and the wall/dam would pop up, trapping the water inland and generating electricity as it flowed back to sea through the turbines.

    Obviously impractical, but maybe a more realistic design could use a similar concept.

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