Tidal Power. Lucas O’Neil Elec 395 May 30, 2006. Introduction. Alternative Energy Sources/Renewable Energy Overview of Tidal Generation -Tides -Basic methods of generating electricity from tides -Geography -Pros/Cons -Environmental concerns Different types of tidal generators
May 30, 2006
-Basic methods of generating electricity from tides
E = xMg
where x is the height of the tide, M is the mass of water and g is the acceleration due to gravity.
Ebb generating system with a bulb turbine
La Rance, France (240MW)
according to Michael Maser a Blue Energy spokesman.”
Davis Hydro Turbine
Cost £3.4 million and was funded by a consortium of private companies and the UK and German governments.