The wave energy developer Aquamarine Power has secured over £3 million in funding from the Scottish government to support the development of its next-generation Oyster wave energy device.
The company received the grant from the Wave and Tidal Energy: Research, Development and Demonstration Support (WATERS) fund, run and administered by Scottish Enterprise on behalf of a collaborative venture involving Scottish Enterprise, Scottish government and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.
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Wave Power is coming to the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Independent Natural Resources, has received a permit to contstruct an offshore platform that will use wave power to desalinate water, off Freeport, Texas. The company says it's the first to receive a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to operate a wave generator in the U.S.
The facility is expected to be operation later this year.
A picture of the planned offshore platform which would have underwater 18 pumps moving Read more [...]