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Tidal power is taken from the Earth’s oceanic tides; tidal forces are periodic variations in gravitational attraction exerted by celestial bodies. These forces create corresponding motions or currents in the world’s oceans. Tidal power can be classified into three generating methods: Tidal stream generator, Tidal barrage, and Dynamic tidal power. (Wikipedia)

Why tidal power won’t solve the world’s renewable energy needs – New Scientist

New ScientistWhy tidal power won’t solve the world’s renewable energy needsNew ScientistThe fate of a pioneering £1.3 billion proposal to build a tidal power lagoon on the UK coast at Swansea hangs in the balance. Green energy supporters around the world have championed it as a trailblazer for a massive untapped source of dependable, …

Mass. Researchers Build First Tidal Power Test Site – Engineering News-Record

Engineering News-RecordMass. Researchers Build First Tidal Power Test SiteEngineering News-RecordThe site is expected to help tidal energy developers with early stage projects. “Barriers to entry in this business are very big in dollars and knowledge,” says Chris Sauer, president of Ocean Renewable Power Co., which is developing commercial-scale …

Let’s go with the grain of tidal power – The Guardian

The GuardianLet’s go with the grain of tidal powerThe GuardianRe the proposed Swansea Bay tidal power lagoon (Letters, 11 June), the tidal-powered grain mill on the River Lea at Bromley-by-Bow in London was economic from the 1700s to the 1930s – and without the super-efficient bearings common in today’s …

Interreg North-West Europe project to develop tidal power into hydrogen solution – Electric Light & Power

Electric Light & PowerInterreg North-West Europe project to develop tidal power into hydrogen solutionElectric Light & PowerLed by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, the $13 million Integrating Tidal Energy into the European Grid (ITEG) project brings together partners from across the UK, France, Belgium and the Netherlands to address …EMEC-led project in Orkney to produce tidal power and hydrogenRenewables NowEMEC scoops €11m tidal-to-gasreNewsall 3 news articles »

Tidal lagoon energy project decision to be announced this week – Energy Voice

Tidal lagoon energy project decision to be announced this weekEnergy VoiceThe Government is set to announce on Wednesday whether it will support a “world first” tidal lagoon energy project, amid speculation it will turn the scheme down. Tidal Lagoon Power says it would need subsidies similar to those for new nuclear power to …and more »

Swansea tidal lagoon energy project announcement on Wednesday – BBC News

BBC NewsSwansea tidal lagoon energy project announcement on WednesdayBBC NewsAn announcement on the £1.3bn tidal lagoon energy project for Swansea Bay will be made on Wednesday, a spokesman for the prime minister has said. It was backed by an independent review set up by the UK government in 2017, but ministers have said …

Plaid Cymru wants public energy firm to push tidal lagoon – BBC News

BBC NewsPlaid Cymru wants public energy firm to push tidal lagoonBBC NewsA publicly-owned energy company should be set up in Wales, Plaid Cymru has said. It believes it could help keep the £1.3bn Swansea tidal lagoon project alive. Party energy spokesman Simon Thomas said: “If the UK government does decide to betray …Wales offers funding for world’s first tidal lagoon projectReutersUPDATE 1-Wales offers funding for world’s first tidal lagoon projectReuters AfricaWelsh first minister promises £200m to secure Swansea tidal lagoonEnergy Voiceall 14 news articles »

Analysis: Is Swansea tidal lagoon dead in the water? – BBC News

BBC NewsAnalysis: Is Swansea tidal lagoon dead in the water?BBC NewsNearly 18 months after an independent review into tidal energy in the UK reached its conclusions and laid the ground for a £1.3bn pioneering lagoon in Swansea Bay, we are still waiting for a UK government response. That hardly suggests that the UK …If the Swansea tidal lagoon is axed the postmortem will be grislyWalesOnlineSwansea tidal lagoon project ‘already turned down by ministers’PlanningResourceall 17 news articles »

Arup supports tidal energy experimental rollout in Wales – Consultancy.uk

Consultancy.ukArup supports tidal energy experimental rollout in WalesConsultancy.ukTidal energy represents a huge untapped source of renewable energy – promise has been long in the making however, with the region to, as yet, yield few successful ventures. In a bid to change that, Arup has supported a new venture Minesto, to test …