AN €11m project funded by the European Union (EU) will unite technical facilities in Scotland with others across Europe to develop ocean energy for various uses. A selection of Europe’s leading ocean energy test facilitieswill, in a joint study, test tidal, wave and offshore wind energy technologies in real-sea conditions. The Funding Ocean Renewable Energy package, delivered by Strategic the European Action (FORESEA) project and funded by the Interreg North-West Europe (INWE) programme, is also part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). It will fund the join project between Orkney, Galway in Ireland, Nantes in France and Den Oever in the Netherlands.
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