SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

November 24, 2009 23:00 ET

Plans for World's Biggest Wave Farm Move Forward, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - November 24, 2009) - Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- The world's largest commercial-scale wave energy project has moved forward, with the appointment of VolkerStevin Marine (Hoddesdon, England) as the preferred contractor. VolkerStevin Marine was appointed by RWE npower, the U.K. subsidiary of German energy giant RWE AG (OTC:RWEOY) (Essen, Germany), for the Siadar Wave Energy Project (SWEP) on the Isle of Lewis, the largest of the Western Isles off Scotland's northwest coast. The project is expected to produce 4 megawatts (MW) of electricity, enough energy to meet the annual needs of about 1,500 homes.

IIR's Renewable Energy Database provides extensive coverage on the Wind Energy, Geothermal, Hydroelectric, Landfill Gas-to-Energy and Utility-Scale Solar power plants throughout North America, and is now expanding coverage across the world.

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