P3_1 The Power of the Mediterranean Sea

Daniel Worthy, Robert Garner, Jenny Gregory, Jessica Taylor-Ashley


This paper investigates the potential hydro-electricenergy that could be generated from draining the entire Mediterranean Sea.We assumed that it is possible to drain the entire sea and calculated that it could supply the Globe with its current electrical power consumption for the next 102 years. However, the subterranean infrastructure required for such a feat is non-existent and as such this project is unfeasible.

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