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Winners of Welsh Government’s £750,000 Tidal Lagoon Challenge named


Climate Change Minister Julie James has  announced the successful applicants of the Welsh Government’s £750,000 Tidal Lagoon challenge.

The challenge was announced by First Minister Mark Drakeford in March 2023 where he said the funding would be made available for at least three research projects working on tidal lagoon technology.

The three successful lead organisations have been named as:

  • Swansea University in the Environment category
  • Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult in the Engineering and Technical category
  • Cardiff University in the socio-economic and finance category

At the conference, the Minister also announced that up to £1 million will be match funded by Milford Haven Port Authority for preparatory work to enable future floating offshore wind projects to deploy from Pembroke.

This builds on a similar match-funded grant made to Associated British Ports for early-stage work at Port Talbot announced in January 2023. 

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