Onboard : The New Wave Generation

Riding The Wave

Pembroke Dock has seen some unusual loads pass through over the years. However, it’s unlikely anything compares to the sight of a bright yellow, 40 tonne leviathan trundling its way to the docks on a quiet Sunday morning in July.

Early risers may not have known it, but this was their first glimpse of a brave new world dawning at Pembroke Port. In less than a year, this brightly coloured giant will be incorporated into the main structure along with three stablemates and lowered into the sea off the Pembrokeshire coast. Its deployment is expected to prove wave power devices can complement other proven megawatt capacity technologies like wind and solar as a viable zero carbon energy source.The renewable energy world will be watching…

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