tidal stream

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Noun1.tidal stream - a stream in which the effects of the tide extend far upstreamtidal stream - a stream in which the effects of the tide extend far upstream
stream, watercourse - a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
tidewater - low-lying coastal land drained by tidal streams
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McCoy and the mate tried it, and felt the line thrumming and vibrating savagely to the grip of the tidal stream.
On his right hand was a quaint little village, mostly composed of wooden houses, straggling down to the brink of one of the tidal streams.
The company that owns the 150-MW Nautilus tidal stream energy project in Indonesia, SBS Energi Kelautan (SBSEK), has taken a final investment decision for the 12-MW Phase I of the project.
6m Morlais scheme to accelerate the development and commercialisation of multiple tidal stream technologies in the Morlais Demonstration Zone in Anglesey.
The real bonus of tidal stream is due to the sheer energy density contained in each tonne of moving water--and the natural phasing of output when generators are dispersed along a coastline.
A turbine for the MeyGen tidal stream project in the Pentland Firth was unveiled at the Nigg Energy Park outside Inverness in the Highlands.
Sweden-based company Minesto is also forging ahead with its plans for a separate tidal stream project to generate power using giant underwater kites.
The 10MW Skerries Tidal Stream Array, which was to be Wales's first commercial tidal energy farm, was given planning permission from the Welsh Government in February 2013 and was due to create dozens of local jobs.
For example, tidal stream power works by taking advantage of the tidal streams created by the flow of the tides.
Recently, a 1MW tidal stream turbine installed and connected by Alstom at the EMEC (European Marine Energy Centre) off the Orkney Islands, as part of the ReDAPT Project delivered in partnership with the Energy Technologies Institute, produced 1 GWh for the grid.
Mr Trapp, founder of Northumberland-based Osbit Power said: "We came to the clear conclusion that tidal stream and wave energy technologies were difficult and expensive to bring to successful commercial maturity.
Power and automation technology group ABB has been awarded a contract by Atlantis Resources to provide the onshore grid connection for Phase I of the MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland's Pentland Firth.