This giant duck could provide solar and hydro power to Copenhagen
by Gabriella Munoz
Once built, this floating sculpture covered with solar cells will produce clean energy for Denmark’s capital city.
Inspired by Florentijn Hofman’s giant Rubber Duck sculpture, which graced Australian waters back in 2013, a team of UK designers have developed Energy Duck, an energy generator.
Hundreds of photovoltaic panels will cover this 12-storey high floating solar farm, which also has hydro turbines to produce energy at night. According to Matt Hickman at Mother Nature Network, Energy Duck is also a reminder of “how climate change has adversely impacted the breeding habitats of the common elder duck, a large sea duck found in the northern coasts of Europe and North America.”…
(read more: Science Alert)
images: Land Art Generator Initiative