The governor of the Argentine province of Santa Cruz has signed an agreement with representatives of Enarsa Energia and Gentersa to study the feasibility of installing a tidal power plant, according to a report in El Cronista Comercial.
The future tidal power plant is expected to product 50 MW of electricity and to cost in the region of $150m, according to a report by La Opinión Austral.
Tidal power, also known as tidal energy, is a type of hydropower that harnesses the energy from tides forces and converts it into electricity.
According to Felix Veronesi, president of Gentersa, the strength of the marine tide in the Santa Cruz province, which is in the south of the country, makes it an ideal location for such a project.
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