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Estuaries: Electricity Generation

Volume 493: debated on Thursday 4 June 2009

8. To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change which estuaries in Great Britain are being considered for possible electricity-generating barrages; and if he will make a statement. (277925)

Tidal power generation is under consideration by the Government in the Severn Estuary, and by private business consortia and community interest groups in a number of other estuaries including the Mersey, the Solway Firth and the Thames.