September 2007
Utility Week;9/28/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p30
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The article reports on a feasibility study into a barrage to generate electricity from the 14m tidal range of the Severn Estuary announced by John Hutton, secretary of state at the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform in Great Britain. The barrage, which would reach across the river mouth and could meet 5 per cent of power needs in Great Britain, had been under consideration by the Sustainable Development Commission (SDC), along with so-called offshore "lagoons."


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