Gallery: Asia’s First Tidal Power Plant Coming to India


Wind and solar power may get the most attention in the realm of green energy, but tidal power is slowly edging its way in: Scotland, Korea, and even New York City all have tidal power projects currently underway. Most recently, India joined the tidal power wave with the approval of a commercial-scale tidal power plant in the Gulf of Kutch. The 50 Mw plant will be developed by the London-based company Atlantis Resources Corporation in partnership with Gujarat Power Corporation, and construction will start this year. The plant should be operating by 2013, making it the first of its kind in Asia (Korea’s tidal power plant won’t be finished until 2015).

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