Tidal barrage in Liverpool could be part of solution for city’s declared climate emergency

Amani Eva Becker, Research Impact Fellow in Coastal Resilience at the University of Liverpool, writes on The Conversation website about the feasibility of building a tidal barrage on the River Mersey. As the author states: “If the environmental and financial issues can be resolved, a tidal barrage across the Mersey would provide a substantial amount … Continue reading Tidal barrage in Liverpool could be part of solution for city’s declared climate emergency

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 Tidal energy being promoted in the Orkney Islands

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

Tidal energy in Nova Scotia has project setback but experts still predict strong future

The Bay of Fundy is one of the great wonders in our world. For years, there have been research and some demonstrations into how to best harness the potential.  Michael MacDonald writes on Canada’s National Observer website about latest developments.   Nova Scotia's tidal energy ambitions won't end with project setback, experts say Nova Scotia's … Continue reading Tidal energy in Nova Scotia has project setback but experts still predict strong future