The Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, an Aleut tribal non-profit organization, has received funds to commence tidal research in False Pass, at the end of the Alaska Peninsula.
The project that explores the potential power of ocean currents has been granted $200,000 of the Department of Energy funds, reports Thedutchharborfisherman.
Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) is selected to conduct the research at False Pass. The company is also conducting a similar research in Cook Inlet.
Scientist Bruce Wright stated that the research will include several elements, such as examining the power grid at False Pass to determine how much power the community uses.
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