UK urged to press ahead with world’s first tidal lagoon

Development of the Swansea Bay Tidal Project has been encouraged in the long-awaited Hendry Review

Review finds tidal lagoons will contribute positively to UK’s decarbonisation goals. Photograph: Collins Leighton Raymond/123RFDevelopment of a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay has been emphatically endorsed by an independent review, garnering mixed responses from industry and environmental stakeholders.

The Hendry Review, published on 12 January, says the government has been presented with the opportunity of “no-regrets policy” to back a first-of-its-kind energy project.

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