Harness the power of Swansea Bay
Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will be the world’s first, purpose-built, tidal energy lagoon, capable of generating predictable, renewable electricity for over 120,000 homes for over 120 years.
We aim to create a power plant that means something positive for everyone in Swansea Bay.
The power of the Welsh tides can be harnessed to provide electricity that is renewable, secure, local, reliable and long-term. Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon is an investment in the region of £750 million and an opportunity for Wales to lead the UK’s tidal energy industry, while enjoying wider benefits that are diverse, unexpected and often unique for energy infrastructure.
In addition to clean power, Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will create jobs, support onshore regeneration, promote tourism, and even foster art, sport and healthy living. Furthermore, we hope to offer low-cost electricity tariffs to locals, and a share offer providing everyone with a chance to own a piece of the lagoon while helping the UK move to home-grown, low-carbon energy.
Latest Project News
Our Presentation on the Findings of the Environmental Impact Assessment was held at The Liberty Stadium, Swansea on 17th October 2013, and was attended by over 250 people. A big thank you to all those that attended and contributed. If you were unable to attend on the day you can view the presentations here in our Document Library.
Our Preliminary Environmental Information Report was published on July 4th 2013, click here to read
Information displayed at our Formal Consultation Events can be seen here
Have Your Say..........
We welcome your feedback on our proposals
Thank you for visiting our website. We welcome all comments and therefore ask you to take a couple of minutes to complete our online questionnaire.
Our formal consultation period ran from July 4th to August 5th 2013, however, our questionnaire will remain online for those that would like to provide further feedback.
Thank you to everyone who attended our events and responded to our constultation. We will be responding to all in the coming weeks.
Some facts about the proposed lagoon development...
- Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will be capable of generating a net annual output of 400GWh..... enough to power 70% of homes in the Bay area.
- Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will save over 216,000 tonnes of CO2 every year.... that’s equivalent to taking 81,000 cars off UK roads each year.
Click on the links to view an introduction to the project in English or Welsh.