Wales Aims For Piece Of UK Wave Energy Pie, Eyes Global Market

Wales Aims For Piece Of UK Wave Energy Pie, Eyes Global Market

The waters of the UK could yield as much as 50 terawatt-hours per year of electricity in the form of wave power, and Wales is determined to shave off a slice of it. Last month the Wales-based company Marine Power Systems capped a nine-year R&D effort with the launch of its new prototype WaveSub. That’s the first of a series of steps leading to commercial deployment, and it’s more bad news for fossil fuels. If the UK could tap its wave and tidal energy potential today, that renewable resource would account for 20% of its electricity consumption. Making Wave […]

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