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  1. 2010.05.17 Une vague géante fait couler la centrale de production d'énergie

    A wave energy generator which was launched off the New South Wales south coast in March, has sunk in rough seas.

    The 170-tonne structure had been providing electricity to the grid from 150 metres offshore at Port Kembla.

    But it broke free from its pylons on Friday afternoon and sank on Saturday.

    Early efforts to tow the barge to safety were abandoned due to the rough conditions.

    The Chief Executive Officer of the Port Kembla Ports Corporation, Dom Figliomeni, says the structure was battered against the break water.................

    La structure de 170 T avait été inaugurée officiellement au mois de mars


    Lien vers la publication ABC News