What is tidal power, why is it important and when will we see more of it?

Photo by Michael Olsen on Unsplash

We’ve been drawing power from the tides since the Dark Ages, yet this highly predictable form of renewable energy barely gets a mention in any serious discussion about the energy transition. Let’s dig into why this is and whether that’s set to change. First up, here’s a quick overview of the technology.

A tidal power explainer

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Amy Streator Wilson

Amy Streator Wilson

Interested in everything and everyone… yet hiking, travel, mountains, space, sustainability and the power of compromise really float my boat