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  • Although there is much attention being given to tidal stream power plants, which depend on flowing seawater, tidal range technology – barrages and lagoons which rely on the rise and fall of the tides – is more established and has a very large global potential. Bangor University’...

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  • Although planning permission was granted to the Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay project in June 2015 and, at the time, set in motion what could have been the world’s first tidal lagoon power generation scheme, recent government research has concluded that the scheme would prove to be far more expen...

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  • A new Crown Estate report estimates that there is the potential to harness up to 153GW of tidal power capacity in the UK, using three types of technology - tidal stream, tidal range barrage and tidal range lagoon schemes. The Crown Estate has stressed that the report's conclusions are theoretical an...

  • A summary is presented of the findings of a major study into the feasibility of using rapid tidal currents to generate electricity in Orkney and Shetland. Tidal generation theory is summarized briefly together with an outline of economic, social and environmental factors.

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  • Led by the UK, Denmark and Germany, offshore wind energy is one of the world’s most exciting new growth industries. We include three articles in this issue, starting with a report from a wind turbine blade manufacturing facility in the Isle of Wight.Subsequent articles cover early moves towar...

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  • The ocean remains a largely untapped renewable energy resource. While a number of tidal and wave projects have been commissioned, a commercial scale project remains to be successfully deployed. Alongside these technologies, tidal lagoon projects are emerging as a contender, with huge potential acros...

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  • After a downbeat end to 2014, UK marine energy is back on the rise – led by the possibility of a tidal lagoon project in Swansea Bay and prospects for a first array of subsea tidal energy collectors. Marc Height takes a look beind the scenes. 

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  • The review will commence spring 2016 and it will help establish an evidence base to ensure all decisions made regarding tidal lagoon energy are in the best interest of the UK. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has asked Charles Hendry to lead an independent review into t...

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  • Attention is drawn to the use of the predictability of tidal streams to reduce the overall cost of the seismic expenditure of a survey. Details are presented of a proposed method with reference to a feasibility study and tidal prediction and matching and its application for a 3--D seismic campaign o...

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  • This article focuses on tidal current systems, which, although being the least developed, are increasingly being seen as a significant option.

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