Tidal Energy Development

Date: 2006- Ongoing

Project Description:

  • Imput into key studies: Helped to develop tidal energy in Nova Scotia by providing input to the Strategic Environmental Study and the Wheeler Renewable Energy Roundtable and the Tidal Energy Commercialization and Renewable Regulation Workshops
  • Awareness Campaign:  Helped to increase the awareness of tidal energy challenges and opportunities through presentations at Ocean Renewable Energy Group’s conferences
  • Advocacy: Advocated with tidal energy stakeholders on the need for a commercial and regulation strategies through written government submissions and numerous advocacy meetings with government officials

Role of Maritime Tidal Energy: Maritime Tidal Energy Corp’s prime activities centered around facilitating tidal energy development in Nova Scotia.

Client: Tidal energy stakeholders in various universities, government departments and agencies; Examples:  Dalhousie University, Acadia University, Ocean Energy Research Association, Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE), Nova Scotia Departments of Energy, Natural Resources, and Economic Development were participants and colleagues in Maritime Tidal Energy tidal energy facilitation activities.