Thursday, 18 October 2012

Power Ahoy

Windswept ledges, shoreline installations and deep-water facilities could be the sites of tidal and wave power features under schemes following the findings of The Carbon Trust. It claims that up to 11% of British energy requirements could come from areas, particularly those of the Rockall Trough, where the best wave potential is well off-shore.

Scottish Islands Explorer - powered from off-shore sources


Anonymous said...

It's good to think of the area surounding Rockall contributing more to the British economy other than fish and sea-area forecasts.

Alison Ashton said...

A fascinating link. It raises questions, and above all hope.