Scottish mainland gets electricity from tidal power for first time  

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The Independent has an update on Atlantis' 400MW Maygen tidal power project in Scotland - Scottish mainland gets electricity from tidal power for first time.

Scotland's mainland has received electricity from tidal power for the first time ever. A 1.5MW tidal stream turbine off the Caithness coast started operating last week, sending power back to the shore. Atlantis, the company behind project MayGen, hopes to eventually deploy up to 269 turbines, which will generate around 400MW of electricity.

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