Tocardo pops Dutch cork
Eastern Scheldt tidal project officially opened
Tocardo Tidal Turbines 1.2MW Eastern Scheldt tidal project has been officially opened.
The project has been installed in the Dutch Eastern Scheldt tide barrier and is the largest such project in the Netherlands.
The array consists of five turbines.
Tocardo chief executive officer Hans van Breugel said: “This project marks an important step in the development of tidal energy.
“With our turbines in the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier, we can now show the world what tidal energy is all about.”
Image: Tocardo tidal tutbines (Tocardo)