“The government has given planning permission for the world’s first tidal lagoon: the most ambitious green energy scheme ever seen in the UK. Here’s how the company behind the project wants it to work.”
A dredger will suck up sand and gravel from the seafloor and deposit the material in and between large earthbag tubes. The tubes are covered with rocks and capped with a maintenance road.
Watch this video at Sky News for more information: http://news.sky.com/video/1499148/how-will-tidal-lagoon-power-work
Special thanks to Dion for this tip.
Geosynthetics Magazine has lots of industrial earthbag projects.