Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a subsidiary of Highlands and Island Enterprise (HIE), has awarded about US$3.5 million to a magnetic gear project being led by Aberdeenshire, Scotland-based Ecosse Subsea Systems (Ecosse).

According to an announcement from HIE, WES is in the final stage of its Power Take-Off (PTO) program being developed to suit a variety of wave energy converters.

In March 2017, HydroWorld.comyxsqwctrsfwzyat reported WES awarded a total of $9.2 million for PTO projects in stage No. 3 of its wave energy program, which will be completed by 2019 and involve 15 organizations from across Scotland.

The selected Ecosse project is a collaboration with Bathwick Electrical Design Ltd., Supply Design Ltd. and Pure Marine Gen Ltd.

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