29 Mar '17, 3pm

Edinburgh technology duo secure £2.5 million to turn wave power into electricty https://t.co/RQBeDMCVKf

Edinburgh technology duo secure £2.5 million to turn wave power into electricty 29 March 2017 It’s a problem that has long thwarted wave energy pioneers – how to transform the slow back and forth motion of waves into a reliable and cost-effective stream of electricity.Now two Edinburgh firms – Artemis Intelligent Power and Quoceant – have together secured £2.5 million from Scottish agency Wave Energy Scotland to trial a prototype which aims to do just that. The duo has developed a technology dubbed ‘Quantor’ which for the first time includes the use of digital displacement® hydraulics to tame the massive but slow and erratic power output of wave energy machines. Commenting on the contract Dr Niall Caldwell, Managing Director of Artemis Intelligent Power Ltd, said: "We believe our system is a fundamental advance in capturing the mechanical power generated by renewable sourc...

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