The development of wave and tidal energy in Scotland is threatened by a lack of UK Government support, an industry report has claimed.
marine energy development
More cash is needed to help commercialise wave and tidal power or jobs and expertise or other country's could steal Scotland's lead in the fledgling industry, according to a report published today.
SCOTLAND's wave and tidal-energy sector faces charges of £56million every year to connect their projects to the grid, while developers south of the border will get millions of pounds in subsidies, indu-stry figures out today show.
More than 200 people are due to attend Scotland's largest marine energy conference in Inverness next week.