World’s Largest Tidal Scheme.

Plans progress to build world’s largest tidal scheme on the banks of the River Mersey.

The barrage scheme – the ‘first of a kind’ in the UK – could generate clean, predictable energy for 120 years and create thousands of jobs in its construction and operation.

It opens the possibility of a first-ever cycling and pedestrian route over the river between Liverpool and Wirral and could also provide a defence against future flooding risks associated with climate change.

Mayor of the Liverpool City Region Steve Rotheram said: “Quite simply, the case for tidal has never been clearer – both for our economy and our planet.”

Continue reading at Liverpool City Region website.

Image credit: Liverpool City Region Combined Authority/CA.

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