‘Tidal lagoons mean cheaper power than wind or nuclear’

  Tidal lagoons with large volumes of water will make electricity cheaper than nuclear power and offshore wind. That’s according to Mark Shorrock, Chief Executive Officer of Tidal Lagoon Power Limited, the company behind the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon pathfinder project. Speaking to ELN at RenewableUK’s Wave and Tidal 2017 conference last week, Mr Shorrock explained how […]

Plans for world’s first tidal power lagoon submitted

Planning permission for the world’s first tidal lagoon power plant in Swansea Bay – which could provide power for more than 120,000 homes for 120 years – has been submitted. Developer Tidal Lagoon Power said the proposed £850 million project has the potential to supply 10% of the UK’s domestic electricity by 2030 while also […]

Labour fight cuts to solar subsidy

Labour leader, Ed Milliband, has tabled a motion against the Government’s proposed cuts to solar subsidies from the Feed in Tariff for projects above 50KW. Labour believe the modification was submitted without proper consideration of the 80% of respondents in the consultation process who disagreed with the proposed Tariff bands. Signed by Ed Miliband, Meg […]