Plans Unveiled for Northern Ireland Tidal Energy Project

DP Energy has disclosed its plans for a tidal energy project off Fair Head in Northern Ireland, BBC informs.

Plans Unveiled for Northern Ireland Tidal Energy Project

The company will carry out public consultation before submitting the planning application for the construction of a 100 MW tidal array. DP Energy stated that it is still considering the technology that would be used in the project, and the company will choose a tidal turbine after it finds a suitable one.

The project is worth GBP 400 million and could provide clean electricity to around 70,000 households.

Offshore WIND Staff, June 12, 2014; Image: flickr
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