October 22, 2017
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Should Maine be going great guns for tidal power?

Maine has good wind power potential, but its tidal power potential may be greater still. And nowhere on the U.S. East Coast are there tide ranges seen in Maine. Should state government and the University of Maine be investing heavily in new technology to tap this power? Will environmentalists find problems with tidal power and block its development? Will tidal power be too costly to develop?

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