Tidal turbine exports its first power

July 2008
Utility Week;7/25/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p19
Trade Publication
This article announces that SeaGen, a tidal turbine being installed in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland, has started generating electricity. According to Marine Current Turbines (MCT) Managing Director Martin Wright, the installation was a world first. Business secretary John Hutton claims marine power has the potential to play a significant role in meeting the challenging targets for a massive increase in the amount of energy generated from renewable sources.


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