Oosterschelde Tidal Power 2, The Netherlands
Oosterschelde Tidal Power 2
Opening Roompot #8 of the Oosterschelde Storm Surge barrier, Zeeland province, The Netherlands
Approx. 4.5 m1/s
1.2 MW, divided by 5 Tocardo T2 turbines
1.4 GWh / year; Energy for 1000 Dutch households.
Design & Build in 2015
EURO 15 million
Oosterschede Tidal Power 2
Oosterschelde Tidal Power 2 (OTP2) is a tidal power project in one of the openings of the Oosterschelde Storm surge barrier, which is part of the Dutch Delta Works.
The Oosterschelde is an estuary with the highest tidal movements in the Netherlands. The velocity of the flow is between the 4.5 and 5 m/s.