Southern Hemisphere’s First Tidal Energy Facility to be Constructed in Darwin, Australia

by Mark Boyer, 11/14/12

The first tidal energy facility in the Southern Hemisphere could be located down under. Australia’s Charles Darwin University signed a memorandum of understanding with Tenax Energy in the first step towards building a new facility that would provide renewable energy to the city of Darwin. The research center is expected to be built about 60 kilometers north of Darwin in Clarence Strait, and it will likely begin with a 2MW pilot plant.

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