Scottish energy minister Paul Wheelhouse has described the call for collaboration to accelerate wave energy in the country an “important step forward” for the sector. Mr Wheelhouse was speaking as Wave Energy Scotland (WES) announced that it is seeking concepts use with a variety of wave energy converters. The wave energy organisation is looking for the next subcomponents “Quick Connection Systems “to be developed through a new multi-million pound wave energy technology programme. To date, £38.6 million has been invested by WES on behalf of the Scottish Government in wave energy technology development. WES said the new technology would function in large wave conditions, connect quickly to reduce maintenance costs and increase safety by operating remotely.
Energy voice 26th July 2019 read more »