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Toolkit for Tidal Energy Development.
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In June 2011, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) announced
Community Feed-In Tariffs (COMFIT) for various renewable energy
developments, including small-scale tidal energy. This innovative
government policy gives communities/developers a long-term, guaranteed
price for electricity generated from renewable resources. The UARB also
announced that feed-in tariffs for large-scale tidal energy would be
However, many question remain around how communities and businesses in
Nova Scotia can benefit from tidal energy development. To address some
of these questions the *Acadia Tidal Energy Institute,* with support
from municipal, provincial and federal partners, has developed the
*Community and Business Toolkit for Tidal Energy Development.* The*
Community and Business Toolkit for Tidal Energy Development *will assist
communities and businesses in better understanding the opportunities
stemming from tidal energy while encouraging responsible harvesting of
the tidal energy resource.
The* Community and Business Toolkit for Tidal Energy Development
*contains a series of modules that describe opportunties and strategies
for communities and businesses to become involved in tidal enegy
development. The modules also provide relevant advice, checklists and links.
*The Entire Toolkit and Individual modules can be downloaded from the
*Fundy Tidal Inc.*
121 Second Street
Westport, Nova Scotia, B0V 1H0
Office: (902) 839.2078
Cell: (902) 790.3565
*Marine Renewables Canada, www.marinerenewables.ca <www.oreg.ca>*
/Aligning industry, academia and government to ensure that Canada is a
leader in providing ocean energy solutions to a world market.
/*Fundy Energy Research Network (FERN), fern.acadiau.ca
*/Fostering Collaborations in Tidal Energy Research/