Tidal Lagoons Come Closer

The news that the Hendry report has recommended plans for Swansea’s tidal power lagoon brings the prospect of similar projects for Cardiff and Newport closer. ¬†However, it is clear that if the Swansea project is fully approved and funded further lagoons will not be built on the estuary until monitoring has satisfied concerns about the first. ¬†Wildlife conservation interests have called for at least eight years of such monitoring.