EC awards €23m to wave energy project off Clare coast

EC awards €23m to wave energy project off Clare coast

A project developing wave energy potential off the west coast has been awarded €23m by the European Commission.

The EC has awarded €1bn to 19 projects in 12 EU member states to help fight climate change.

ESB WestWave, which will develop the first wave energy project in Ireland by 2018 off Co Clare, is the only Irish project to receive funding under the scheme.

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