Tidal Wave Energy: Is it Ecologically Sustainable?

Balancing renewable energy production and ecological preservation is a difficult business for governments who have ample resources, but also pristine environments that would be negatively impacted.

Finbar Gillen weighs the options in Northern Ireland to tap into coastal tidal energy along its coastline. The necessity of turning to renewable energy is an important factor in the government’s exploration into developing an all-Ireland ocean energy sector. However, the consequences of such development could compromise the unspoiled coastal environments and landscapes.

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