Developers working on the Mersey Tidal Power project are preparing to submit their final business case to the Liverpool Combined Authority.
New Civil Engineer 13th May 2019 read more »
91 MPs have signed a letter urging Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry to introduce new policies to support wave and tidal stream technologies A ‘tidal wave’ of 91 MPs have signed a letter urging the government to step up support for the UK’s wave and tidal power industry, in advance of the government’s forthcoming Energy White Paper. Some of the world’s first tidal arrays operate off the UK’s shoreline, such as Scotrenewables’ tidal stream turbine in Orkney, which generated 3GWh of renewable electricity in its first 12 months of operation. The letter to Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry argues marine energy developments have established the UK as a world leader in tidal power technologies. As the industry scales up, costs are set to drop, and the tidal stream industry could bring economic benefits of £1.4bn by 2030, supporting 4,000 jobs, the group argues.
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