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Largest tidal array in the world to be built in Scotland

Wired has a report on the progress of tidal power in Scotland - Largest tidal array in the world to be built in Scotland. Western Scotland will see the world's largest tidal array constructed off the coast, as the first large-scale rollout of tidal energy generation. A trial with one 30m turbine, the HS1000, anchored to the ocean floor in a fast-flowing channel near the Orkney Islands, raised one megawatt of electricity -- enough to power around 500 homes.
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SCOTLAND’S TIDE POWER MAPPED

Utilities / Energy : NewEnergyNews (4 years ago)

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World’s Largest Tidal Power Array — Off French Coast

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (3 years ago)

Tidal array off the coast of France will be world’s largest when complete in 2012.   A reader actually shared news about this project with me over 2 months ago, but due to the steady stream of so many interesting cleantech stories, ... Read Post

Scotland Plugs Tidal Power into Electricity Grid

Utilities / Energy : Peak Energy (3 years ago)

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