Tidal Power Scheme Backs UK Engineering with Turbine - Coming to UK

Alan Tovey

The Telegraph, February 10, 2015

Project to generate electricity from tides in Swansea Bay appoints GE-Andritz consortium to build turbines

British engineering companies will play a major role in producing the huge turbines which will generate environmentally friendly energy in a ground-breaking £1bn project to harness the power of the tide.

Tidal Lagoon Power’s plan to build a huge lagoon in Swansea Bay which generates power from the movement of the sea has announced a General Electric-Andritz Hydro consortium as the winner of a £300m contract to build the 16 turbines the scheme will use.

Photo: Artists’ impression of the proposed tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay

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