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  • 7 October 2013

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc is getting right behind Swansea Bay’s bid to become the UK City of Culture in 2017. “Swansea has a proud history, amazing people and strong cultural traditions all of its own. We would love to see that showcased to the world during the 2017 Year of Culture at the same […]

  • 23 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Tidal Lagoon Power – the developer of the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project – has made an agreement with shareholders and creditors to repay its debts over a fixed period of time as the company continues shaping new delivery plan for the Welsh clean energy scheme.

  • 23 January 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Swansea Bay City Region has formally supported the building of the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Terry Matthews, a chairman of the Swansea Bay City Region, wants the government to make a swift decision regarding the project, so that it could move to the construction phase, which would generate significant investments and create approximately 2.000 […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The developer Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon has submitted plans for the new 7.5 km cable route, and for the construction of water sports center as part of the lagoon. According to the South Wales Evening Post, Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon has submitted the planning application to Swansea, and Neath Port Talbot councils to lay three […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chancellor George Osborne has announced today that the UK government is entering formal negotiations on financing subsidy for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project. UK government is opening of the negotiations on the subsidy for the proposed Swansea Bay tidal lagoon. In his Budget speech, the Chancellor George Osborne said: “We’re opening negotiations on the Swansea […]

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

    The First Minister for Wales Carwyn Jones has written to the UK Prime Minister Theresa May stating his intention to provide ‘substantial’ investment for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon if that would enable the project to move forward.

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    UK Secretary of State, Amber Rudd, has granted the planning consent for the construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay. Swansea Bay 320 MW tidal lagoon project, developed by Tidal Lagoon Power, has a design life of 120 years and a net annual power output of 400 GWh. It is enough to […]

  • 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.

  • 11 May 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Welsh Liberal Democrats said on Thursday they would give an immediate go-ahead for the construction of the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon and start plans for a program of tidal lagoons in the UK.

  • 20 November 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Over 100 business people and organizations from South West Wales have signed a letter to UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May urging for the green light for the tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay.

  • 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.

  • 14 March 2016

    The development of a tidal lagoon in the Swansea Bay will open a path for the UK companies, especially those hit by a downturn in the steel industry, to tap into the supply chain potential in the tidal energy sector. British industrial North has been hit by heavy job losses, especially within the steel industry, which faced a […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) of UK reportedly intends to object to the plans for the construction of additional tidal lagoons in the UK until the potential environmental impacts are properly assessed on the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon – if given a go-ahead.

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay (TLSB), along with Welsh Government, Business Wales and Construction Futures Wales, are holding a series of supply chain awareness sessions across the Swansea Bay City Region. According to TLSB, the awareness sessions present a chance for the companies to gain more information about the sub-contracting opportunities and learn how they can […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Burges Salmon has advised renewable electricity supplier Good Energy Group PLC on its first tidal energy project investment, the Tidal Lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales. It is anticipated that the Swansea Bay project being developed by Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc will deliver renewable power to approximately 155,000 homes in Swansea and will annually save […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Power, the developer behind Swansea Bay tidal lagoon, has announced job cuts following the delay in the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon construction start. The company is reportedly making 17 redundancies at its Gloucester office. The announcement comes after the company stated last month that it is postponing the beginning of marine works on the […]

  • 10 June 2015

    ABPmer has welcomed the decision by the energy and climate change secretary to grant planning permission to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project in South Wales. ABPmer has been providing marine environmental advice and support to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project since 2012; one of a series of tidal range schemes the developer, Tidal […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Mark Shorrock, Chief Executive of Tidal Lagoon Power, wrote a message to the public, after the company submitted an application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for its Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon energy project: It’s been three years since we first began work on the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. In that time, we have […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Authorities & Government, Technology

    The Planning Inspectorate has today (6 March 2014) accepted for consideration the application by Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc (TLSB) for consent to build the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Acceptance means that the application has reached the required standards to proceed to public examination before being determined by the Secretary of State for Energy & […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay. Further to the work program on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, CHEC will sign a Memorandum of Understanding […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Power, the company behind the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project, is looking to expand its team with various job openings.

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

    The decision regarding the subsidy for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon scheme could reportedly be delayed to after the UK’s Spring Budget due next month.