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, also called tidal energy, is a form of hydropower that converts the energy of tides into useful forms of power, mainly electricity.
Tidal barrage power plants
Tidal barrage power plants are similar to low-head hydroelectric power plants since they use coastal waters height differences between two tidal cycles.
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Tidal stream generator
A, often referred to as a tidal energy converter is a machine that extracts energy from moving masses of water, in particular tides, although the term is often used in reference to machines designed to extract energy from run of river or tidal estuarine sites.