VIDEO: Tidal stream energy in the UK

Tidal stream energy is the most predictable and unlimited source of renewable energy on planet earth.

Tidal energy generates more power and is more environmentally and grid friendly than wind or solar. The UK holds 50% of Europe's tidal energy resource and 9% of the global share. The UK currently holds the lead in the technology but is in danger of throwing it away through inaction. A tidal energy industry in the UK would create jobs, exports and inward investment particularly in the post-industrial regions, ports and shipyards that we are seeking to rejuvenate.