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  • 22 February 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The new, historic low, price of offshore wind can be replicated by tidal lagoon industry with the right government leadership, according to the Chairman of All-Party Parliamentary Group for Marine Energy and Tidal Lagoons Richard Graham.

  • 15 July 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on marine energy and tidal lagoons has been set up to promote the potential of tidal and wave energy in UK.

  • 10 May 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    91 Members of Parliament from all the main parties have signed a letter to the Energy Minister Claire Perry, urging her to put measures in place to ensure that the UK capitalises on its role in wave and tidal power. The world’s first tidal arrays are operating in UK waters, built using local supply chains […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Energy Wales has praised the financial support pledge from the Welsh Government for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon as a positive step forward for the marine energy industry.

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Following the announcement of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) appointment as preferred bidder for the construction of the lagoon wall and accompanying marine works, Tidal Lagoon Power issued a statement regarding the Board’s position on rock supply for the project. The Board’s position was conveyed by Keith Clarke, Non-Executive Chairman at Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay, […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay (TLSB), along with GFirst LEP and The Growth Hub, is holding a supply chain awareness session for Gloucestershire construction, manufacturing, operations and maintenance companies.

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc has named Abergavenny-based Alun Griffiths Ltd as preferred bidder for one of the main civil engineering and construction packages for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. The GBP 25 million contract covers ancillary civil engineering for the project’s public realm works. The scope of works includes the breakwater surface, roads, slipways, utilities […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Environment, Research & Development

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay (TLSB) has submitted a planning application to Swansea Council to build an international watersport centre that will also house operations, maintenance and research facilities supporting TLSB’s commitments to monitor the lagoon’s environmental impacts. The application has been submitted following the exclusion of recreational facilities from the Development Consent Order for the […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc has named Abergavenny-based Alun Griffiths Ltd as preferred bidder for one of the main civil engineering and construction packages for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. The GBP 25 million contract covers ancillary civil engineering for the project’s public realm works. The scope of works includes the breakwater surface, roads, slipways, utilities […]

  • 4 June 2015

    Approximately 5 million tonnes of rock will be used in the construction of the Swansea Bay’s tidal lagoon. No decisions have been taken on the source of rock supply and the responsibility to source this rock and transport it to the site will sit with China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC), said Keith Clarke, Non-Executive Chairman of […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Environment

    Swansea University and Tidal Lagoon Power have launched new research to investigate opportunities for enhancing the marine and coastal environments of Swansea Bay through design alterations of the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. ‌The research is organised through the project Seacams 2, a three-year project managed through Swansea University and Bangor University and part-funded by the European Regional Development […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Arup has been appointed by Laing O’Rourke as its lead design and engineering partner to deliver the lagoon’s 410 metre turbine house and sluice structure block. Arup will provide a variety of services on the project, including structural and geotechnical design, and project management. It will also perform mechanical, engineering and plumbing (MEP) engineering, minor […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Over 100 Members of Parliament (MPs) have called the UK government to start contracts for difference (CfD) negotiations for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon as soon as possible.

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Laing O’Rourke has been named as preferred bidder for GBP 200 mln contract to deliver Swansea Bay tidal lagoon’s turbine house and sluice structure block. The construction will require 500 workers at its peak, most of which will be local to South Wales, Tidal Lagoon Power’s press release reads. Concrete, reinforcing and other materials will […]

  • 4 June 2015

    Approximately 5 million tonnes of rock will be used in the construction of the Swansea Bay’s tidal lagoon. No decisions have been taken on the source of rock supply and the responsibility to source this rock and transport it to the site will sit with China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC), said Keith Clarke, Non-Executive Chairman of […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Laing O’Rourke has been named as preferred bidder for the ~£200M contract to deliver Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon’s 410 metre turbine house and sluice structure block. This element of the build will require up to 500 workers at peak construction, a substantial number of whom will be local to South Wales. Concrete, reinforcing and other materials […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Technology

    Steelworkers who face unemployment due to Tata Steel’s announced job cuts in the South Wales region, could be bailed by the new jobs Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project would bring to the local community.

  • 10 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) – the company behind the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon proposal – has called the UK department of energy’s statement on tidal lagoons ‘deliberately misleading’ following the release of an audit into the government’s comments.

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Following Vince Cable’s question to Phillip Hammond on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, serious questions exist as to why BEIS is blocking the development of a network of lagoons that is approved by the Treasury, according to Welsh Liberal Democrats.

  • 8 July 2015

    Arup has been appointed by Laing O’Rourke as its lead design and engineering partner to deliver the lagoon’s 410 metre turbine house and sluice structure block for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon. Arup will provide a variety of services on the project, including Structural and Geotechnical design, Project Management, Mechanical, Engineering and Plumbing (MEP) Engineering, […]

  • 8 July 2015

    Arup has been appointed by Laing O’Rourke as its lead design and engineering partner to deliver the lagoon’s 410 metre turbine house and sluice structure block for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon. Arup will provide a variety of services on the project, including Structural and Geotechnical design, Project Management, Mechanical, Engineering and Plumbing (MEP) Engineering, […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works are underway to re-open the mouth of the San Elijo Lagoon at Cardiff State Beach by excavating the sands to allow ocean water back in, reports the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy. According to the Conservancy, it is that time of year when the lagoon’s connection to the ocean—the inlet—closes when blocked by accumulated sand and sediment. […]