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Why the lack of fuss about tidal power schemes?

News that plans for a massive, 70km2 tidal lagoon off the coast of Cardiff have moved forward this week surely have to be seen as seismic step forward for the engineering profession. We at NCE are very excited. And we really don’t understand why everyone else isn’t too.

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