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Nova Scotia ushers in ‘new era’ of tidal energy as protesters warn ‘turbines kill fish’

It’s official. Electricity is now flowing onto Nova Scotia’s power grid from a newly installed 2MW tidal turbine submerged in the Bay of Fundy. The provincial energy minister, Michel Samson flipped a big electrical switch today near Parrsboro, NS to … Continue reading

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De Pietro-owned energy company gets fifth berth at FORCE tidal site

An Irish renewable energy company is increasing its stake in the tidal test site at Black Rock in the Minas Passage. DP Energy has been awarded a fifth spot (Berth E) at the FORCE site west of Parrsboro. The company … Continue reading

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