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Turning the Tide: Executive Summary

Classification:Climate Change, Energy
Document type:SDC Reports & Papers
Download:Tidal_Power_in_the_UK_ExecSumm.pdf - 155 KB
Summary:imageIf fully exploited, tidal power has the potential to generate 10% of the UK's electricity. This report examines in-depth the propositon for a Severn Barrage and also the possible application of tidal range, tidal stream and tidal lagoon technologies at other sites around the UK.

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