Orkney tidal turbine prototype showcases ‘phenomenal performance’

The 2MW floating tidal turbine has clocked a record level of electricity generation

Scottish floating tidal generator powers Orkney

A 2MW floating tidal generator has produced more than 116MWh in under a week of continuous generation. The turbine met the power demand of nearly 7% of the Orkney Islands, with shorter periods where it exceeded 25%, according to Scotrenewables Tidal Power. The SR2000 tidal project is being tested at the European Marine Energy Centre. […]