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MIT study investigates power generation from the meeting of river water and seawater


August 20, 2014

pressure retarded osmosis Where the river meets the sea, there is the potential to harness a significant amount of renewable energy, according to a team of mechanical engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The researchers evaluated an emerging method of power generation called pressure retarded osmosis (PRO), in which two streams of different salinity are mixed to produce energy. Full Story

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