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First commercial wave farm off Portugal's north coast to be built


The world's first commercial wave farm to generate renewable energy from ocean waves is to be built off Portugal's north coast. The £1.2M initial phase will see Scotlandbased Ocean Power Delivery install three of its Pelamis 'floating sausage' machines 5km offshore. A total of 30 machines generating 20MW could be installed by 2006.

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