Schools from the Highlands have romped home with a clutch of awards from this year's Junior Saltire Prize.
wave energy devices
Primary school children from Caithness and North Sutherland experienced real life in the marine energy industry when they got to meet the head of a tidal energy developer.
SCOTTISH youngsters have been given the challenge of coming up with the solution to the next wave in renewable energy.
Scotland's marine energy industry was today the focus of the Government's Energy and Climate Change Select Committee (ECCC) investigation into wave and tidal renewables, as it visited the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney.
US renewable-energy company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) said today it believed capacity on one of its wave energy devices being tested off Scotland was better than most other renewable energy sources.