Tidal Energy Update | 12/04/14
The United States Department of Energy issued a press release in 2012 reporting that water power, including conventional hydro-power and wave, tidal, and other water power resources, could provide 15% of U.S. electrical demand 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. which began operations in April, 2012.