Officials tell legislature committee tidal industry being held back by regulatory hurdles

CBC News | May 28, 2024

A group that represents tidal energy developers told a legislature committee Tuesday that the industry’s efforts to harness the power of the Bay of Fundy is being stymied by regulatory roadblocks.

Elisa Obermann, executive director of Marine Renewables Canada, told members of the standing committee on natural resources and economic development that companies need “investment certainty, regulatory certainty and a strong signal and commitment from governments to work collaboratively with industry.”

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