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CUEN Seminar: Tidal Energy in the UK

When May 14, 2015
from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where LT1, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University
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Speaker: Ton Fijen, Engineering Director, Tidal Lagoon Power

"Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon: a blueprint for a new kind of energy infrastructure"


CUEN welcomes Ton Fijen, Engineering Director, Tidal Lagoon Power. Ton Fijen is a well-qualified engineer who has been working in the fields of marine and coastal engineering for more than 30 years. Before joining Tidal Lagoon Power, Ton was based in Stellenbosch, South Africa as a Consulting Engineer and Director of WSP Africa Coastal Engineers. Tidal Lagoon Power is developing a series of UK tidal lagoon power plants. The first of these - the 320MW Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon - is scheduled to enter construction in 2015. Initial plans for a subsequent Cardiff Tidal Lagoon, up to 2,800MW in installed capacity, were first unveiled in March 2015.




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