2.6 Tidal energy

Course subject(s) 2. Renewable Energy Generation

Tidal energy is a small contributor of the world energy mix but can be a very sustainable power source at places with a high tidal height difference.

How does a tidal power station work? What is the power density of tidal energy and what are the pros and cons? We’ll answer these questions in the following video.

How to calculate the physical potential for Tidal Energy

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