£7.5m Awarded to Stage 3 PTO Projects
Wave Energy Scotland has selected 3 technologies to go forward to stage 3 of its Power Take Off (PTO) development programme. The projects will involve demonstration and testing of scale prototypes in a representative environment and cover a range of technology options: digital hydraulics, electrical linear generation and a ball-screw generator. A total of £7.5m has been awarded for the projects which will be completed over the next 2 years and involve 15 organisations from across Scotland. The award recipients are:
• Artemis Intelligent Power Ltd - £2,498,400
• University of Edinburgh - £2,499,556
• Umbra Cuscinetti SpA- £2,469,450
Further information can be found here.
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WES is a new initiative, fully funded by the Scottish Government to accelerate the development of wave energy technology. The Advisory Group provides expert guidance for the annual work programme. Membership of the group includes those with experience in energy sector and also individuals with a background in investment and insurance.
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