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Scotland sees renewable energy; jobs through tidal currents

Premiered: December 8, 2018 | 0:06:31

Scotland is on its way to being 100% powered by renewable sources by 2020 — 10 years ahead of schedule. As the country transitions from fossil fuels to renewable energy, it’s going underwater for it latest energy source: tidal currents. The use of tidal turbines is expected to benefit a quarter of a million homes.

In the first of a two-part series, our partners at NewsHour Weekend report on what may become the world’s biggest tidal power resource.

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