U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Water Power Program

DOE in the News: Tidal Power in Maine on PBS Newshour

September 18, 2013

The Water Power Program received national TV exposure on the September 15th episode of "PBS Newshour Weekend" for its pioneering tidal power project in the state of Maine with Ocean Renewable Power Corporation (ORPC).

The Newshour segment, featuring an interview with Jose Zayas, focuses on the deployment of ORPC's TidGen device in Maine's Cobscook Bay, near the town of Eastport.

Watch the segment on PBS Newshour's website: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/science/july-dec13/tidalpower_09-15.html