List of tidal power stations

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The following page lists most power stations that run on tidal power. Since tidal stream generators are an immature technology, no technology has yet emerged as the clear standard. A large variety of designs are being experimented with, with some very close to large scale deployment. Hence, the following page lists stations of different technologies.

Tidal power stations[edit]

Operational[edit]

The following table lists tidal power stations that are in operation as of August 2010.

Station Capacity (MW) Country Location Comm Ref
Annapolis Royal Generating Station 20  Canada 44°45′07″N 65°30′40″W / 44.75194°N 65.51111°W / 44.75194; -65.51111 (Annapolis Royal Generating Station) 1984 [1]
Jiangxia Tidal Power Station 3.2  China 28°20′34″N 121°14′25″E / 28.34278°N 121.24028°E / 28.34278; 121.24028 (Jiangxia Tidal Power Station) 1980 [2][3]
Kislaya Guba Tidal Power Station 1.7  Russia 69°22′37″N 33°04′33″E / 69.37694°N 33.07583°E / 69.37694; 33.07583 (Kislaya Guba Tidal Power Station) 1968  
Rance Tidal Power Station 240  France 48°37′05″N 02°01′24″W / 48.61806°N 2.02333°W / 48.61806; -2.02333 (Rance Tidal Power Station) 1966  
Sihwa Lake Tidal Power Station 254  South Korea 37°18′47″N 126°36′46″E / 37.31306°N 126.61278°E / 37.31306; 126.61278 (Sihwa Lake Tidal Power Station) 2011 [4][5]
Strangford Lough SeaGen 1.2  United Kingdom 54°22′04″N 05°32′40″W / 54.36778°N 5.54444°W / 54.36778; -5.54444 (Strangford Lough Seagen) 2008  
Uldolmok Tidal Power Station 1.5  South Korea 34°32′07″N 126°14′06″E / 34.53528°N 126.23500°E / 34.53528; 126.23500 (Uldolmok Tidal Power Station) 2009 [6]

Under construction[edit]

The following table lists tidal power stations that are currently under construction as of the date in each cited source.

Station Capacity (MW) Country Location Comp Ref
Incheon Tidal Power Station 818 or 1,320  South Korea 37°29′48″N 126°20′32″E / 37.49667°N 126.34222°E / 37.49667; 126.34222 (Incheon Tidal Power Station) 2017 [4][7]

Proposed[edit]

The following table lists tidal power stations that are only at a proposal stage.

Station Capacity (MW) Country Location Const Ref
Garorim Bay Tidal Power Station 520  South Korea Garorim Bay   [4]
Severn Barrage 8,640  United Kingdom 51°21′30″N 03°06′00″W / 51.35833°N 3.10000°W / 51.35833; -3.10000 (Severn Barrage_dim:8000)    
Tugurskaya Tidal Power Plant 3,640  Russia Okhotsk Sea   [8]
Mezenskaya Tidal Power Plant 12,000–8,000  Russia Mezen Bay    
Penzhinskaya Tidal Power Plant 87,100  Russia Penzhin Bay    
Skerries Tidal Farm 10.5  United Kingdom 53°26′N 04°36′W / 53.433°N 4.600°W / 53.433; -4.600 (Skerries Tidal Farm) approx. 2013-2014 [9]
Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon 240  United Kingdom Swansea Bay 2015-2017 [10]
Dalupiri Blue Energy Project 2,200  Philippines 12°25′N 124°17′E / 12.417°N 124.283°E / 12.417; 124.283 (Dalupiri Blue Energy)   [11]
Gulf of Kutch Project 50  India Gulf of Kutch 2012 [12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nova Scotia Power. "Annapolis Tidal Station". Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  2. ^ Jinangxia Tidal Power Station, retrieved 2010-03-21 
  3. ^ Jinangxia Tidal Power Station, p. 194, retrieved 2010-03-21 
  4. ^ a b c Tidal power in South Korea (PDF), retrieved 2010-07-17 
  5. ^ Korea JoongAng Daily: Turning tides
  6. ^ South Korea starts up, to expand 1-MW Jindo Uldolmok tidal project, retrieved 2010-08-30 
  7. ^ TidalToday- Tidal: Asia’s Cinderella renewable energy
  8. ^ "RusHydro bets on alternative energy". Energo News. 12 February 2010. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  9. ^ "£70m tidal power scheme goes on display in Anglesey". BBC. 2010-08-23. 
  10. ^ "Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay FAQs". Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc. 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  11. ^ "Tidal Barrage & Tidal Turbines". Retrieved 2010-12-24. 
  12. ^ "Asia's First Tidal Power Plant". BBC. 2011-01-18.