New Brunswick, Canada to Investigate Tidal Power Potential
As reported in
Tidal power wave of future? (6/25/05),the province of New Brunswick is studying the feasibility of tidal power as a viable source of energy. According to the article:
Part of the study [note - the study will be conducted by EPRI] is just to look at the possible permitting of a test site and if there's the potential for someone within the province to manufacture the turbines," Energy Minister Bruce Fitch said.
New Brunswick has joined Nova Scotia and a number of American jurisdictions, spending $30,000 to find out whether it would make sense to install turbines on the seabed off New Brunswick's coast to generate electricity.
More news on the EPRI study and New Brunswick's participation is available