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Strangford Lough Tidal Turbine, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Plant Type

Tidal turbine


Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland


July 2008

Full Operation

November 2008



Estimated investment


Turbine developer

Marine Current Turbines (MCT)

Power purchaser

ESB Independent Energy

Grid connection

In partnership with Northern Ireland Electricity


Two 600kW rotating turbines, 43m wide from tip to tip, turning at 14 revolutions per minute.


Tidal power

Finishing commissioning

Sep 08

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