Archived press release
Swansea: Tidal lagoons could play significant role in tackling climate change
Commenting on a planning application today (Friday 7 February 2014) for a Swansea Bay tidal lagoon, Gareth Clubb, Director of Friends of the Earth Cymru said:
"Provided they meet strict environmental criteria, tidal lagoons can play a key role in building a low-carbon future, supplying clean electricity to many thousands of homes.
"With its huge coastline, the UK has plenty of potential for developing more schemes like this – along with other renewable forms of energy.
“We look forward to reading the detailed application for Swansea’s tidal lagoon, to satisfy ourselves that we can give this potentially valuable project our full support.”