Black Rock Tidal will conduct trials using its floating platform, called the PLAT-1 at Fundy. (Photo: Black Rock Tidal)
A second permit allows the company to increase the size of its project in phases, up to a maximum total of five megawatts. This approval is for five years and renewable if the company meets performance standards, environmental requirements, and community engagement conditions.
Black Rock Tidal Power is also using an unconnected permit to test its 280-kilowatt floating platform, called the PLAT-I, between Long Island and Brier Island near Digby for up to six months.