Can the Earth's rotation make electricity?

Can we harness the rotation of our planet to generate electricity similar to wind turbines?
16 May 2022
Presented by Otis Kingsman
Production by Otis Kingsman.


Close-up of the top of a wind turbine.


Linda wrote in to ask "Can the spinning of the earth generate electricity similar to the spinning of wind turbines?" Otis Kingsman spoke to Matthew Rooney from the Insitute of Mechanical Engineers to find the answer to this head-spinner...


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