Gallery: NYC’s East River May Get Tidal Power Plant

The world's most developed market for offshore wave and tidal power is in Scotland, home of the world's largest tidal turbine, where tests have shown that tidal power could provide up to 20 percent of the United Kingdom's energy needs. Tidal power is much less popular in the U.S., where only a few projects have gone forward. If Verdant's plan is approved, we could see a large increase in tidal power in the United States.

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  1. mph July 26, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    How many megawatts will this generate? How much will it cost?