International study on tidal power identifies possible sites in N.B. and N.S.

That’s New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

You don’t hear all that much about tidal power, with most alternative energy information covering wind power, solar power, biofuel, and hybrid cars. The original concept of tidal power involved buiding dams and lagoons, but according to this study” by Chris Morris of the Canadian Press,

“Second-generation tidal power devices do not involve any dam structures as were used in the past,” Fowlie said.

“Instead they use the power from the currents that are created from the tides by being placed directly in the tidal flow.”

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