Wave and tidal power are a developing form of renewable energy. How do they work and what makes them desirable alternatives to other forms of renewable energy?
- The Atlantic Ocean and North Sea have the potential to provide energy through wave power.
- Wave power technology is advancing quickly.
- Scotland has a long coastline and high tidal ranges, which could be used to generate electricity.
- New wave turbines have been designed that have the capacity to produce much more energy than wind turbines.
Many forms of renewable energy are inextricably linked to the landscape.
In Scotland, the turbulent Atlantic Ocean and North Sea provide an exceptional potential to obtain energy through wave power.
Martin MacAdam, CEO, Aquamarine Power – "Scotland has a tremendous opportunity, and that opportunity in terms of renewable energy comes from the ...
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