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Ocean power: A green option failing to make waves

Ocean power: A green option failing to make waves
Wednesday 18
17:41 2019

BREST: The tidal power plant on the Rance River in Brittany, France, stands as a reminder of the underexploited potential of energy generation from ocean tides, waves and warmth. Inaugurated at La Richardais on the west coast by Charles de Gaulle in 1966, the plant produces about 500 Gigawatt hours of electricity per year — enough to power 250,000 out of France’s 30 million-odd households. It remains the sole power station of its type in France and one of only two large-scale tidal plants in the world — the second largest after the Sihwa scheme inaugurated in South Korea seven ...

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Summary: BREST: The tidal power plant on the Rance River in Brittany, France, stands as a reminder of the underexploited potential of energy generation from ocean tides, waves and warmth. Inaugurated at La Richardais on the west coast by Charles de Gaulle in 1966, the plant produces about 500 Gigawatt hours ...

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