Energy resources: Tidal energy
Energy resources: Tidal energy

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Energy resources: Tidal energy

Conclusion

Tidal power uses the same principles as hydropower, but involves working with smaller working heads and larger volumes of water. Tidal power is predictable, but globally has low potential. To be economic, electricity-generating tidal barrages require high tidal ranges, large-volume estuaries and safe conditions for large-scale offshore construction. Tidal power is highly restricted geographically.

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