Green marine firm joins River Wyre tidal project

A marine renewables firm is to help develop a ‘pathfinder’ tidal project in the UK. Atlantis has announced it will partner with Natural Energy Wyre (NEW) to develop the River Wyre tidal project, which is planned to be built between Fleetwood and Knott’s End on the Lancashire coast. The partnership follows a recent government review of the potential for tidal lagoon power, which concluded proceeding […]

New project could slash costs of tidal energy

A proposed 120MW tidal project could dramatically lower the cost of energy generated by the sea. Natural Energy Wyre Ltd’s £250 million proposed project on the River Wyre near Blackpool, would harness the power of ten metre tides flowing between the river and the Irish sea four times a day. Although UK coastlines have good potential for tidal energy, […]