Oyster wave machine given approval in Scotland

Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has given consent for two wave power devices to be linked to the National Grid. Once connected, the machines will supply enough electricity to power more than 1,000 homes. The Oyster wave energy converter, made by Aquamarine, is a wave-powered pump which pushes high pressure water to drive an onshore […]

Scottish wave energy firm bags £7m extra funding

Scottish wave energy company Aquamarine Power has bagged £7million extra funding from its investors to commercialise its Oyster technology. The Oyster is a wave-powered pump which pushes high pressure water to drive an onshore hydro-electric turbine. Announcing the news today, Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond said: “This is great news for Scotland’s world-leading wave power […]