According to EIB website, this project involves the installation and operation of an array of small-scale tidal turbines in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth (UK), to demonstrate commercial production of electricity from ocean energy. It will contribute via the scaling-up of a prototype turbine to the advance of EU technological development in ocean energy as part of the Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan).
It will be ensured that this project is implemented in compliance with the EU legislation in terms of environmental and social aspects.
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