How might tidal project affect marine life? PUD gets grant to find out – Everett Herald

Given that they are planning to set these up off Admiralty Inlet, this is local news.

9/19 Everett Herald -By Krista J. Kapralos–Herald Writer

The Snohomish County PUD received a $600,000 federal grant to study marine life and the potential impacts of underwater turbines.

The grant is among nearly two dozen, totaling $14.6 million, awarded this week by the federal Department of Energy. Each grant will be used to study hydropower and hydrokinetic energy.   “We’re breaking new ground here and leading the nation in the development of this clean, renewable technology,” PUD General Manager Steve Klein said.

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