Tidal energy testing completed successfully  

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Polizeros has a post on a successful tidal power test - Tidal energy testing completed successfully.

Neptune Renewable Energy Ltd announces that it has successfully completed a series of rigorous in-water tests on the multi-million pound full-scale demonstrator of its world-leading Proteus NP1000 tidal stream power generator. A key landmark in the testing process was the powering-up and generation of electricity as proof of the commercial potential of the device’s power curve.

A huge advantage of tidal power is that while the power isn’t steady, it is completely reliable and you know exactly when the power will be generated.

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