WBREDA Develops Tidal Energy Demonstration Project in India

A 3.75 MW demonstration power project based on energy contained in the tides, is being set up in Sundarbans Region of West Bengal.

The project is being set up by the West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency with the financial support from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

This information was given by Dr.Farooq Abdullah, Minister of New and Renewable Energy in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today. He said, since power generation technologies using such a resource are still evolving, the Ministry considers support for projects on a case to case basis under its R&D and Demonstration Programme.

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Source: nic, August 19, 2011;

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