A huge tidal turbine was lowered into place on the seabed Monday at a test site near Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. A spokesperson for Cape Sharp Tidal said the 1,000 ton turbine was set in place during an ebb tide that lasted four hours.
Japan has a long history of efficiency in its energy policies, dating back to 1947, when their current electric power laws were enacted. They are now using their technological know-how to discover ways to harness the energy of the wind and the sea.
Both Maine and Nova Scotia have been actively developing alternative sources of energy over the past several years, and now they’ll be working together to develop offshore wind and tidal energy sources.
A United Kingdom firm wants to use its technology to harness the power produced by the tides of the Bay of Fundy off the coast of Nova Scotia. they have entered into a joint agreement with a Nova Scotia firm to achieve this.