Squid-like wave power device for Scotland

SQUID, which looks somewhat reminiscent of its namesake, has an inflatable absorber similar to a large balloon which fills with sea water. Sitting just under the surface, the absorber is moved by passing waves and the energy from this motion drives a generator to produce electricity.

AlbaTERN, the company developing it, hopes to have a test 10 MW array withing six years off Scotland.

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