The first lagoon powered turbines are planned in the Bristol Channel and Cumbria as this BBC report outlines. The world’s first planned lagoon power plants are unveiled in UK. A series of six lagoons could generate 8% of the UK’s electricity for an investment of £30bn. The article contains a graph that predicts the changing patterns of electricity generation up to 2030.
This article updates the progress in harnessing tidal and wave power.