Though the company has been approved for an initial capacity of 25MW in total, it has revealed on its strategy for a phase-wise implementation of the project, and the stage one will involve development of a wave energy plant
During the next two to three years of the permitting process, the overall project design and detailed specifications will be submitted to and evaluated by local, state, and federal regulators and community stakeholders including fishermen, recreational boaters and environmental groups to understand the siting, safety and environmental impacts of the wave energy plant
The world's biggest wave energy plant
is to be built in Orkney as part of a pounds 13million initiative announced by the Executive.
Australian company Energetech says its innovative wave energy plant
at Port Kembla is on track for start-up at the end of the year, claiming it will put Australia at the forefront of the burgeoning wave energy industry.
The O&M contract follows the signing of the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract at the end of July 2006 for a wave energy plant
using OPT's patented PowerBuoy[R] technology.
The Perth Wave Energy project to be developed soon on the Department of Defence's HMAS Stirling base on Garden Island, will be the first grid-connected wave energy plant
to generate power that can be retailed.
There aren't any big commercial wave energy plants
, but there are a few small ones.