Danish wave power firm joins large-scale European project

A European project backed by the EU aims to develop both better and faster tests of the tech behind wave energy. Danish company Wavepiston is on board and hopes to draw benefit for its own technology development, it says.

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Danish wave energy start-up Wavepiston has become part of a large-scale EU-backed project aiming to develop a platform that will accelerate tests and methods as well as reduce costs and handle scaling challenges for the wave energy sector.

The project, dubbed Valid, has received EUR 5 million in aid from the EU and will in three case studies use and adapt so-called hybrid testing methods, often used in the automotive industry, to wave energy, according to a press release.

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