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Tidal power farm bid

ENERGY giant Bord Gais has inked a deal to build a tidal energy farm off the coast of Northern Ireland.

Bord Gais and OpenHydro, a company part-owned by the investment firm One51 which specialises in wave and tidal energy, are behind the deal. The company has been awarded "exclusive rights" to build a 100-megawatt farm off Torr Head on the north coast of Antrim.