Renewable Energy: Severn Estuary

Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform written question – answered on 30th April 2008.

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Photo of David Davies David Davies Conservative, Monmouth

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform whether the feasibility study into the options for generating renewable electricity in the Severn Estuary will consider the latest performance and environmental impact data relating to the Annapolis Royal barrage in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Photo of Malcolm Wicks Malcolm Wicks Minister of State (Energy), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform

The feasibility study will look at the experience of other tidal installations, including Annapolis Royal, recognising the Severn Estuary is not an exact replica of the Bay of Fundy.

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