Wave and tidal firms win £7m funding

Nine wave and tidal research and development projects have won funding worth $£7m. Some £6.6m of the money is coming from the Technology Strategy Board, a government-backed funding programme, while £400,000 is being out up by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The nine projects are run by Aquamarine Power, Aviation Enterprises, AWS Ocean […]

AWS tests prototype on Loch Ness

Inverness-based AWS Ocean Energy is testing a device on Loch Ness which is designed to harness wave power to generate electricity. The AWS-III being tested is smaller than the final version, which the company hopes will be ready for trials in 2012. Investment of £2.3m was secured from the Scottish government to develop the AWS-III.