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UTILITY Week 13th June 2014

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22 | 13th - 19th June 2014 | utILItY WeeK Operations & Assets High viz A Glasgow-based renewables company has launched its first commercial- scale tidal energy turbine. The "Cormat" device, with a 10m wide rotor blade, was put to the test at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney last month. Nautricity, a spin-out company from Strathclyde University, boasts of being the first in the UK to deploy a full-scale model in real-life conditions. That brings it a step closer to full commercial deployment. The turbine is tethered to the seabed and floats below the water's surface, in an arrangement Nautricity Going with the flow

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