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Scotland's double first: tidal array and twin-bladed offshore wind turbines

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02nd September 2014  To: 02nd September 2014

In Scotland two innovative renewable energy projects are moving forward: Britain's first tidal power array, and the world's first deployment of two-bladed wind offshore turbines. The experimental technologies are hoped to achieve significant cost savings and unlock a huge offshore energy resource.

The Crown Estate has committed to invest nearly £10 million into the MeyGen Ltd tidal power development.

The 398MW project in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth, Scotland, will require some £50 million of funding for its first phase.

Investors also include Atlantis Resources Ltd, the Department of Energy & Climate Change, and Scottish Enterprise…..

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