According to FMO website, the project will carry out an ESIA/AMDAL study for Palmerah Tidal Bridge, Larantuka, Indonesia to be financed from Project Development Facility. It aims to support the Dutch company Tidal Bridge BV with the development of a bridge between the islands of Larantuka and Adonara in the region East Flores, Indonesia. A bridge will improve the standard of living and the self-sufficiency of the region, by providing easier access to markets, healthcare, education. In addition, the tidal turbines under the bridge will generate renewable energy.
Tidal Bridge B.V. is a Dutch company that designs and builds floating bridges equipped with tidal turbines which generate power. The turbines are powered by the ebb and flow of the tide.
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