Pelamis Wave Power - the story so farThis video shows the highlights from over sixteen years of developing the Pelamis design, the construction, installation and operation of six full scale machines, and the numerous world firsts achieved by the Pelamis Wave Power team.
E.ON Pelamis machine in Orkney, April 2012
An intrepid Pelamis team braved the rough waves of Orkney to record this footage, which shows the Pelamis wave energy converter owned by E.ON operating at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. A couple of clips have been slowed down to show the motion of the machine through the waves.
For more information on the testing programme of the E.ON machine in Orkney, visit its project page.
Aguçadoura Wave Farm from the airPelamis wave energy converter generating electricity into the Portuguese grid off the coast of Aguçadoura, Portugal, in October 2008. This footage was captured for the documentary 'Home' by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.
'Emptiness' soundtrack courtesy of Alexander Blu.