Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Energy Resources

The Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Energy Resources was first produced in 2004, funded by the (then) Department of Trade and Industry.  

A project commissioned by BERR in 2007  involving a collaboration of ABPmer, NOC and the Met Office developed the Atlas further. NOC in Liverpool used its numerical models covering the north-west European continental shelf to provide data that show the potential for energy from tidal currents and changes in tidal level in seas around the UK. Sources of tidal energy may have the potential to generate approximately 20% of the current UK electricity requirement.

 

Image credits ABPMer, NOC, Met Office

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