A tidal turbine near the mouth of Strangford Lough has begun producing electricity at full capacity for the first time.

The SeaGen system now generates 1.2MW, the highest level of power produced by a tidal stream system anywhere in the world.

via BBC NEWS | Northern Ireland | Tidal energy system on full power.

I am a fan of tidal power. Inconstant as it is, it is regular, predictable and reliable. The same cannot be said of  wind or wave power.

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