24 Feb '17, 11am

Mott MacDonald to advise on Northern Tidal Power Gateways

The project features power generating turbines and transport links from the M6 in the south to Millom, with the potential to also reach Moorside if appropriate. It is being developed by Northern Tidal Power Gateways Ltd which has found that the gateway at Morecambe Bay could produce 6,500 GWh of electricity per annum, enough to power approximately 1.5 million homes. The investigations have also found that the Duddon Estuary gateway could generate around 100 GWh of electricity each year, the equivalent of powering approximately 25,000 homes. In addition to the power generated from these renewable resources, there is potential to vastly improve both transport infrastructure and connectivity in the areas, which would boost economic growth. Other possible benefits include employment, education and welfare, environment and flood risk management. The Northern Tidal Power Gateway...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/ocean_energy/mott-...

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