EMEC at the Wave Energy Scotland Annual Conference, Edinburgh

13 December 2018 - Published by Stig Marthinsen

Periscope partner, the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), engaged with wave energy technology companies at the Wave Energy Scotland (WES) Annual Conference on 6 December in Edinburgh.

EMEC’s Technical Manager, Elaine Buck and Commercial Development Officer, Catrin Sutherland attended the WES Annual Conference to explore the innovations and collaboration opportunities across the four topics of Power Take Off, Novel Wave Energy Converters, Structural Materials and Manufacturing Processes and Control Systems.

Wave Energy Scotland have four Novel Wave Energy Converter Projects currently in their Stage 2 Programme waiting to hear if they will progress to Stage 3, when some of the developers would be able to test at EMEC in 2019-2020 should they be successful in the programme. The four projects Advanced Archimedes Waveswing, Anaconda, ACER and Mocean all presented an update at the conference on their Stage 2 project and their plans moving forward.