Alstom’s ambition – taking tidal technology from the nursery to the schoolyard

Alstom tidal turbine at the EMEC centre, off the Orkney Islands in Scotland.

  • Alstom Tidal turbine at EMEC center, off the Orkney islands Scotland
  • Impression of turbine in situ, underwater off the Orkney islands
  • Manoeuvring the Alstom turbine.
  • The turbine’s buoyancy means it can be towed to and from the point of operation
  • Aerial view of the La Rance tidal barrage – the world’s first tidal range power station