Climate change: How World War One shipwrecks help renewable energy

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“Sonar is being used to survey ships which sank during World War One, but green projects are benefitting from data about tides and the seabed.”

“Energy that can be generated at sea – such as offshore wind, tidal, wave, tidal ranges and turbines – “needs an understanding” of the seabed, Dr Roberts said.”

“The research has already been used for two projects – Morlais marine energy, a tidal stream energy scheme off the coast of Anglesey and a wave energy project south of Pembrokeshire, where construction on a test site is set to begin in 2020.”

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