25 Apr '14, 8pm

Next stage for wave and tidal cost cutting laid out by @UKERCHQ and @the_ETI - our take here

RenewableUK commented on the release of a new marine energy roadmap from the UK Energy Research Centre and the Energy Technologies Institute. The report, which focusses on cost-cutting, identifies forty technology and deployment issues faced by the wave and tidal energy sector in the UK, and lays out how to tackle these to ensure the sector is able to reduce costs. The roadmap lays out a target for the industry to halve its levelised costs by the end of the decade, and for costs to fall by up to six times by 2050. RenewableUK’s Wave and Tidal Development Manager, Dee Nunn said: “The marine energy industry has huge potential for the UK – it’s paramount that we transform our world-leading research in this area into commercialised delivery. With large scale deployment of these technologies, economies of scale will kick in which will enable the sector to achieve the cost reduc...

Full article: http://www.renewableuk.com/en/news/press-releases.cfm/20-...

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