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A look at tidal/wave power of the future

Here’s some insight into what the next generation of marine energy generators may look like.

Most so far, in current form, will produce less than 1MW each. Giving you an idea of the challenges ahead considering their size.

But on the positive side, New Scientist reports that:

“A recent study by the Carbon Trust predicts that by 2050 wave energy could yield as much as 190 gigawatts of electricity or more than 3 times today‚Äôs total electric output in the UK”.

Is there a role for collective groups of concerned companies to invest in these technologies to see them to scale? Someone has to. Or we’re stuck with imported gas, coal, pricey nuclear, and 5 degrees plus of climate change.

For more tidal industry news, go here.

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