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Minas Passage tidal power off to bumpy start, figures show

Latest figures obtained by¬†Warktimes show that in its first seven weeks of operation, the 2MW Cape Sharp tidal turbine sold only 5.4 megawatt hours of electricity to Nova Scotia Power (NSP). That’s equivalent to 2.7 hours of production at full … Continue reading

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Commercial tidal power a long way off, timeline suggests

My review of events in the development of Fundy tidal power since 2008 reveals that politicians and developers have consistently underestimated the challenges involved in converting the world’s highest tides into affordable electricity. I’ve published a year-by-year listing of events … Continue reading

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