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Hendry Review Gives Thumbs-up to Tidal Lagoons

Renewable source could provide up to 10% of UK electricity A government report on the feasibility of using tidal lagoons to provide up to 10% of the UK’s electricity, the Hendry Review, has come out very strongly in favour of them. Former Energy Minister Charles Hendry says, “I believe that the evidence is clear that […]

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Google to be Powered by 100% Renewables from 2017

Internet Giant Goes Green in a Big Way The internet giant Google is going to be fully powered by renewable energy from next year. It has been gradually moving to the use of electricity from environmentally-friendly sources over the past few years, but from 2017 its electricity will be from wholly-renewable sources. The company has […]

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Advances in Tidal Technology – the UK leads the way

8th International Tidal Energy Summit hears about how to harness marine renewables for energy, climate change and energy security   Although there are many different designs, technologies and financial approaches in the developing Tidal Power industry, a number of key points emerged from the 8th International Tidal Energy Summit held in London from 25th to […]

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Scotland to Build World's Largest Tidal Power Array

Ten underwater turbines to lead technology research in exciting project The Scottish Government has backed a plan to build 10 one-megawatt tidal power turbines in a strait between the small islands of Islay (pronounced “Isla”) and Jura off the West coast of Scotland. This will be the world’s largest tidal power station – which resembles […]