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Tidal turbine off Eastport goes online, first in North America
September 13, 2012

PORTLAND — Tidal power has reached a new milestone in North America. Maine company leading way as tidal energy comes of ageMaine’s Ocean Renewable Power Company has started generating power for the grid from its tidal energy turbine on the bottom of Cobscook Bay near Lubec, in easternmost Maine. It is the first commercial tidal energy project to do so in North America, beating larger rivals who have tested or plan to test devices of their own in the Bay of Fundy region.


Portland Press Herald
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