Tag Archives: Melissa Oldreive

No one taking responsibility for monitoring abandoned tidal turbine

As the blades continue to turn on an abandoned tidal turbine in the turbulent waters of the Minas Passage, no one seems willing to ensure there is monitoring of their possible effects on fish and other sea creatures. On Friday, … Continue reading

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New 2015 timeline shows NS gov’t concerned over tidal costs

The Nova Scotia government continues to back the long-term development of tidal power in the Bay of Fundy, but my newly published timeline of events in 2015 shows the province is increasingly concerned about costs. Melissa Oldreive, a tidal policy analyst … Continue reading

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Parrsboro symposium hears about high cost of tidal power

The 200 people who attended the tidal symposium in Parrsboro yesterday heard that tidal power will be very expensive, at least in the near future. The electricity that the tidal companies are planning to generate at the FORCE site will … Continue reading

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