University of Michigan Invention Draws Power from Slow Moving Currents

This converter is unlike water turbines as it does not use propellers. VIVACE uses the physical phenomenon of vortex induced vibration in which water current flows around cylinders inducing transverse motion.

Source: solarthermalmagazine.com

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