Tidal energy has a number of advantages compared to other forms of renewable energy. Unlike wind or solar power, it is incredibly reliable and predictable – making it suitable for providing a consistent source for homes and businesses.
By operating under the sea's surface, PLAT-O has virtually no visual impact – all you'll see is a small buoy marking the spot.
Tides are a huge untapped source of renewable energy. The potential of tidal energy is vast, yet no one system has yet managed to overcome the huge installation and maintenance costs involved in accessing and harvesting this natural resource.