University research into tidal power supply for Culatra
Researchers from the Algarve’s University have installed a tidal energy device in the Ria Formosa laggon area at Barra de Faro.
The test is to evaluate the feasibility of producing tidal energy in the Ria Formosa. The installation was carried out by a research team working on a project called ‘Sustainability of Energy Production of the Tidal Currents of Ria Formosa’ (SCORE), coordinated by André Pacheco of the Center for Marine and Environmental Research.
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