Tuesday April 7, 2020

Westwave set to harness the power of the sea

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced funding of €1.3 million for environmental and feasibility studies at ESB's Westwave site in Co Clare.

27th April, 2014
Pat O'Doherty, Chief Executive, ESB. and Dr Brian Motherway, CEO of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). Picture: Fennell Photography

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

**Done Deal:** €1.3 million

**The clincher:** ''Ocean energy is a great opportunity for Ireland, not only to exploit a tremendous source of clean energy, but also to develop a sizeable enterprise sector. We already have world-leading technology expertise and some excellent test facilities in Ireland. ESB Westwave will bring ocean energy in Ireland to another level by enabling us to bring renewable electricity ashore from the waves off County Clare....

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