MNRE Approves Tidal Demonstration Project at Durgaduani Creek (India)

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has Research & Demonstration and Technology Demonstration policy for producing electricity from sea tides.

Giving this information in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today, Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah said that the MNRE has sanctioned a demonstration project for setting up 3.75 MW capacity Tidal Energy Power Plant at Durgaduani Creek in Sunderbans region to West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA), Kolkatta. In response to the query on successful model of this kind functioning in any part of the world, Dr. Abdullah said that only a few sea tide and wave projects have been taken up in France, Canada, China, Russia and South Korea.

Offshore Wind Staff , December 16, 2011

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