Scot-Govt appoints new wave power experts

An EMEC wave power test site in Orkney
An EMEC wave power test site in Orkney

Four new members have been appointed by the Scot-Govt to its advisory group on wave energy. They are:

  • Clare Lavelle, Associate Director, Arup, based in Edinburgh, 
  • Jim Hannigan, Director of Asset Management and Product Development, Doosan Babcock,
  • Andrew Rae, Professor of Engineering, Highlands University, and
  • Alan MacLeay, Engineering Director, Subsea 7/Seaway Heavy Lifting. 

In addition, Norman Morrison has joined the project team as the WES Energy Technology Partnership Manager, whilst Jillian Henderson joins as a research engineer.

Meanwhile, the latest generation resonant wave energy converter –  the CorPower S3 – has started its dry test program to accelerate the product development and de-risk the ocean demonstration at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney later this year.

10 Aug 2017

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