Waving Goodbye to Dirty Power

Wednesday 30th May 2012

Scotland may be a small country, but its stake in the future renewable energy is about to get serious as Aquamarine Power’s Oyster 800 Wave energy device will soon be installed and connected to the UK grid.


We covered the launch of this innovative “near shore” Oyster 800 device last year, and earlier this week Scotland’s Energy Minister Fergus Ewing granted full consent to developments of the 2.4MW wave energy demonstration project. This consent means two further Oyster 800 wave energy devices will be installed at the same site at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, and this will create the UK’s first grid-connected near shore wave power array with a total of three 800kW Oyster devices.

Categories: Renewable

Wednesday 30th May 2012


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This looks really interesting

Commented By John Smith on Friday 1st June 2012 11:57:13

I agree

Commented By John Smith on Friday 1st June 2012 11:57:25