09 Mar '12, 6pm

marine clean energy deal Scotland and Japan via @addthis

marine clean energy deal Scotland and Japan via @addthis

In a memorandum of understanding with the Ocean Energy Association of Japan, the EMEC has agreed to provide advice and support on the design, set up and operation of a Japanese Marine Energy Centre. “Scotland is blessed with some of the world's greatest green energy resources offshore," said John Swinney, Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth. "Through EMEC’s unrivalled expertise and the critical mass of companies now developing wave and tidal technologies in Scotland, we are leading international efforts to harness the unbridled energy of the seas to deliver safe, secure and sustainable energy and help protect the planet for future generations." “This new partnership between Scotland and one of the world's great industrial powerhouses is very welcome, given our shared heritage for innovation and engineering," Swinney continued. "Just as a Scot, R...

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