Marine energy prize announced in Scotland

This gets us excited:

The race is officially on for a U.S. $15-million-dollar prize for harnessing the power of the oceans. The winning marine renewable-energy innovation would provide a serious energy alternative to burning fossil fuels, which contribute to global warming. The award will go to the team that “successfully demonstrates—in Scottish waters—the best commercially viable wave or tidal technology capable of providing electricity to thousands of homes.” The winning team must supply this electricity using only the power of the sea for a continuous two-year period. [Full article]

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