DECC grants £20m for UK marine power

The UK Government has announced a £20 million fund to help drive growth in the nation’s marine energy industry. British firms MeyGen Ltd and Sea Generation Ltd will share the cash, which was awarded as part of the Government’s Marine Energy Array Demonstrator (MEAD) launched last year. It aims to support the development and testing […]

£10m energy challenge will see “renaissance” of skills

A £10 million prize launched yesterday to harness marine power in Scotland could make the country a world leader in renewable energy. The Saltire Prize competition, funded by the Scottish tax payer, will pit four private companies against each other to see who can generate the most power from the sea. The devices installed in […]