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India Gives Up On Tidal Power

March 30th, 2020 | by Saurabh

India has given up on development of two tidal power plants. High costs associated with setting up tidal power plants is the reason behind Indian government’s decision


Green New Deals For The World Are Green Good Deals

December 29th, 2019 | by Mark Z. Jacobson

The Earth is rapidly approaching 1.5°C global warming, air pollution kills over 7 million people worldwide each year, and diminishing fossil fuel resources portend social instability. Yet, recently, world leaders at the United Nations Madrid climate talks failed to agree on a path forward. The core of the problem is the belief by some leaders that solving global warming will be expensive and drain the economy of their country. However, new research indicates that this belief is incorrect


6 Signs Of Hope For The Ocean

May 2nd, 2019 | by World Resources Institute

It’s easy to lose sight of good news amid the barrage of negative stories about the threats facing the ocean—everything from growing plastic pollution to dying coral reefs. However, there is a lot to celebrate when you look more closely at ocean-related developments


Scotrenewables Floating Tidal Stream Turbine Posts Record-Setting Power Generation

August 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Scotrenewables Tidal Power's 2 megawatt (MW) floating tidal stream turbine has set yet another record, posting over 3 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of renewable electricity generation in its first year of testing at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, Scotland --- more power than that which was generated by the country's entire wave and tidal energy sectors in the previous twelve years


Tidal Lagoon Power Describes UK BEIS Ruling As “Manifest Distortion Of The Truth”

July 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

UK tidal power company Tidal Lagoon Power has this week struck back at the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, saying that its recent decision not to support the 320 megawatt (MW) Swansea Tidal Lagoon project in Wales and its statement on tidal lagoons as a whole was "designed to mislead" and was "a manifest distortion of the truth."



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