£2m marine test centre to open in Dundee

A new £2 million test centre for marine energy is to be set up at the University of Dundee. Called the Marine Renewables Test Centre, it will be a home for developing, designing and testing marine building materials and prototype foundations for offshore wind farms. Scotland aims to meet 100% of its electricity use through […]

New research aims to cut costs of wave energy generators

The University of Dundee has won a £250,000 grant for research into reducing the costs of wave energy generators and making them more efficient. It will be working on a three-year project with Pelamis Wave Power and will use the energy developer’s machine – the tubes of which are currently made from steel – and […]