NEWS: Innovative turbines designed in the UK aim to harness tidal energy to produce cheaper electricity − without endangering marine life
NEWS: The EU says it is time for tides to provide energy for Europe from the Atlantic and end reliance on the burning of polluting fossil fuels
NEWS: Global tidal power set to hit 180MW by 2020 says Bloomberg, a fall on previous estimates
A tidal energy project off the coast of Scotland could eventually provide enough electricity to power up to 42,000 homes
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Emerging barrage technology harnesses tides without need to flood estuaries with estimates of 100 GW of potential available in China alone.
The USA has opened its first commercial, grid-connected tidal energy project off the coast of the north-eastern state of Maine.
Industry leaders welcome progress in renewable technologies such as wave and tidal but warn that over optimism could damage industry.
Wave and tidal power technology gaining traction in Scotland as renewable targets loom.
Committee says the country must not miss out an opportunity to take share of £340bn industry.