Wave energy generator

Wave energy generator

C029/1170 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 3.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: Editorial use only

Caption: A Pelamis P2 wave energy generator on the dockside at Lyness on Hoy, Orkney Isles, Scotland, UK. The Orkney's have huge potential for wave and tidal energy generation and are world leaders in testing such devices. The pelamis P2 is 180 m long, weights 1300 tonnes and is rated at 750 Kw. It was the world's first commercial scale marine device to generate electricity to the grid, from offshore. The power is created from flexible joints that are linked to cylinders that pump liquid into high pressure accumulators to generate electricity.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not available.

Keywords: accumulator, boat, business, clean, climate change, coast, craft, electricity, emec, energy, environment, european marine energy centre, global warming, green, high pressure, hoy, innovative, investment, kinetic energy, link, lyness, moored, mooring, orkney, p2, pelamis, power, red, renewable, renewable energy, research and development, scotland, sea, technology, test centre, testing, tidal energy, tidal generation, tidal power, uk, wave energy, wave generation, wave power, yellow

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.