One-Third of Scotland Could Soon Be Powered by the World’s Biggest Underwater “Windmill” Tidal Plant

October 30, 2014 by  
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In between the Scottish mainland and the Orkney Islands lies the Pentland Firth, a turbulent sound with tides that can reach up to a startling 18 miles per hour. That’s a lot of untapped power . MeyGen is taking advantage of all that renewable energy with the installation of the world’s largest tidal power plant, and if everything goes as expected, the underwater windmills could eventually power a full third of Scotland. Read the rest of One-Third of Scotland Could Soon Be Powered by the World’s Biggest Underwater “Windmill” Tidal Plant Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: largest tidal power plant , MeyGen , MeyGen tidal power , Pentland Firth Tidal Farm , Pentland Firth Underwater Power Plant , Pentland Firth Windmills , Scotland power , scotland renewable energy , Scotland tidal power plant , Scotland Windmill plant , tidal power plant , underwater power plant

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One-Third of Scotland Could Soon Be Powered by the World’s Biggest Underwater “Windmill” Tidal Plant

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