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Tidal Power in the UK - R3 - Severn Barrage Proposals

Classification:Energy, Climate Change
Document type:Consultant Reports
Download:TidalPowerUK3-Severn_barrage_proposals.pdf - 7853 KB
Summary:imageThis report forms part of the SDC's commissioned evidence base for the 'Tidal Power in the UK' project. The lead author was Black & Veatch, and the report presents a summary of various tidal barrage options for the Severn Estuary, their compatibility with other options, assessment of environmental impacts and the environmental policy framework, flood and sea level rise management options and impacts, navigation/fishery industry impacts, economics (including financing options), electricity generation/grid implications (including consideration of peak output and variability), life-cycle carbon emissions, life expectancy, and implications for regional economic and infrastructure development and recreational opportunities.

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