In this episode Kenny travels to Copenhagen to meet the team from Wave Dragon, a wave energy system under development, and Edinburgh to meet the founder of Pelamis. They discuss the development of the wave energy industry and what problems have to be overcome if wave energy is to complete with wind and solar.
Find out more about Wave Dragon
The image below gives a good overview of the structure of Wave Dragon. As described by the Wave Dragon guys – “it’s basically a floating bath tub with a turbine in the bottom”. They describe it more as a floating hydro power plant than a wave energy coverter.
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