Posts Tagged ‘Tidal’

Tidal power to the people | Letters

Alicia Hull on tidal energy being more efficient than nuclear, Liam O’Keeffe underlines its benefits, and Sue Roaf shines a light on solar In his letter, Jim Waterton (30 June) protests too much. If tidal energy cannot be allowed without the possibility and costs of storage being certain, how is it that nuclear has been allowed when the costs and […]

Tidal power developers bet on sea change in Indonesia renewables sector

Nov 20 A well-connected Indonesian marine renewable energy company and OpenHydro, a unit of French state-owned naval defence company DCNS, aim to be the first to plug into the vast untapped tidal energy potential of the world's biggest archipelago. Renewables have so far played little part in Indonesia's power sector, despite the country sitting on […]

State to build experimental structure to harness tidal energy at Cape Cod Canal

John Miller, director of the state's Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative , has an eye-opening scientific fact about the energy contained in a moving body of water. “A 6 miles per hour tide is the equivalent of a 400 mph wind,” he told The Standard-Times. View full post on Wind Power News

From huge wind farms to tidal lagoons, 8 of the biggest and most impressive energy projects in Wales

One of the world’s largest wind farms and a house that generates more energy than it consumes are among the incredible energy projects constructed in Wales Wales can boast some of the biggest and most innovative energy projects around at the moment. This is despite the fact that energy developers, particularly those in the renewables […]

Should the UK be subsidising the world’s first tidal lagoons?

Company begins approval process for project that could power 1.5m homes in Wales, but concerns remain over enormity of scale and high electricity costs The company planning to build a series of massive tidal lagoons in the UK claim their project can generate electricity that will be competitive with offshore wind and nuclear power. But […]

Tidal lagoon power ‘cheaper than wind’

Three tidal lagoons coudl be in operation around Britain by 2021 says Tidal Lagoon Power Three tidal lagoons could be in operation around Britain by 2021 producing large-scale low carbon power at a cheaper price than offshore wind, according to their developer, Tidal Lagoon Power. The company said a report commissioned from management consultant, Pöyry […]

Tidal power harnessed to light and heat the huge Deep aquarium in Hull

The Humber estuary’s tidal stream will power a 20m platform’s hidden turbine – and Treasury secretary Danny Alexander should glimpse it on a visit to Hull this week The gradual development of tidal generating power, which has the advantage of generating less controversy than wind turbines, has taken another step forward in the Humber estuary. […]