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Tidal energy being promoted in the Orkney Islands

Tidal energy being promoted in the Orkney Islands

While tidal energy has had a difficult time being deployed, the Orkney Islands, an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, is taking a bold step. Rupert Jones explains in The Guardian that there is a new crowdfunding scheme launched by ethical investment platform Abundance.   £7m crowdfunding bid for Orkney tidal energy turbine launches … Continue reading

Floating tidal stream turbine off the Scottish coast of Orkney sets a benchmark for its industry due to its performance

Floating tidal stream turbine off the Scottish coast of Orkney sets a benchmark for its industry due to its performance

It is encouraging to see that tidal power is starting to do well in Scotland.  It is impressive that this new floating turbine is breaking generation records. This was reported in a news item in The Independent. Scotland’s floating turbine smashes tidal renewable energy records A floating tidal stream turbine off the coast of Orkney … Continue reading