Scoping Study on Socio-Economic Impacts of Tidal Energy Development in Nova Scotia: A Research Synthesis & Priorities for Future Action

Principal Investigators:

Alan Howell and Carrie Drake, Acadia University

Start Date: November 2011

End Date: January 2012

The purpose of this scoping study is to highlight many of the socio-economic issues related to TISEC development and to discuss best practices, case studies and tools that have been developed to facilitate positive socio-economic benefits and community development. The report provides an overview of research, and best practices developed in Canada and abroad in relation to TISEC developments and other renewable energy technologies.