Tidal Power pp 395-413 | Cite as

Tidal Power: Research Subjects and Some Ideas for Consideration

  • A. N. T. Varzeliotis


The power potential of tidal bays has attracted a great deal of attention in recent years. The La Rance Project, completed in the mid-sixties, has been a pioneer development in the field of tidal power and is still the only plant of its kind in the world. It has received a great deal of publicity and has caused widespread controversy.


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    Fentzloff, H. E., “A Fundamental Approach to Tidal Power”, Water Power, August (1967).Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. T. Varzeliotis
    • 1
  1. 1.Engineering Division, Inland Waters BranchDept. of Energy, Mines & ResourcesVancouver 1Canada

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