Tidal Graphic

The United States Department of Energy issued a press release in January, 2012 reported that water power, including conventional hydro-power and wave, tidal, and other water power resources, can potentially provide 15% of U.S. electricity needs by 2030.

Here is the link to the DOE statement:



There are only three operating tidal power plants in the world at present.

Here is the link to Canada‘s tidal power plant which has been in operation since 1985.



Here is a link to the fourth tidal power plant, which is located in Maine, U.S.A., set to begin operations in April, 2012.


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  2. Have tidal any future! Can animals be trapped in the devices! If you ever find the time , you’re more than welcome to say your view in a blog entry!

    All the best,

    • Hi Ann,

      Thanks so much for the offer. Writing a tidal article is definitely on my list of things to do. Presently collecting information to write a post. This process may take another month before I am satisfied enough to write on the topic.

      Best Regards, JBS

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