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 2011.

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]

Proposed[edit]

there are many stations in proposal at the moment. 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]
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]
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 Stream Array 10.5  United Kingdom 53°26′N 04°36′W / 53.433°N 4.600°W / 53.433; -4.600 (Skerries Tidal Farm) approx. [9]
Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay 320  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 Skerries tidal project gets second lease of life as Atlantis buys Marine Current Turbines". WalesOnline. 2010-08-23. 
  10. ^ "Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay FAQs". Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc. 2013. Retrieved 2015-05-01. 
  11. ^ "Tidal Barrage & Tidal Turbines". Retrieved 2010-12-24. 
  12. ^ "Asia's First Tidal Power Plant". BBC. 2011-01-18.