• The six-mile wall around Swansea Bay, complete with turbines, could generate electricity 14 hours a day and save 236,000 tonnes of carbon a year
• £750million project, along with four others could meet 10 per cent of the UK's electricity needs from the tides by 2023
• Developer Tidal Lagoon Power believes the project will boost a UK supply chain, create a new export market and plenty of jobs if it gets the go-ahead
According to the http://www.dailymail.co.uk Plans have been submitted to develop the world's first tidal lagoon energy project in the UK.
And the ground-breaking project could provide renewable power for 120,000 homes in Swansea, Wales for 120 years.
Developers behind the £750million to £850million Swansea Bay project believe it could be the first step in developing lagoon technology that could meet 10 per cent of the UK's electricity needs from the tides.