HC Deb 23 January 1975 vol 884 cc441-2W
Dr. Bray

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what research contracts he has placed or has under consideration for using wave energy to generate electricity.

Mr. Meacher

The Department of Industry has placed one feasibility study contract for obtaining power from sea-waves. The cost of the project, which is being carried out at Edinburgh University, will be about £65,000 over a three-year period and should be completed during 1977.