World's biggest wave hub starts installation in St Ives


The installation of the world's largest wave energy testing site has begun.

The 'Wave Hub', which is being set up just off the north Cornish coast, is set to bring half a billion pounds into the local economy and create up to 1,800 jobs.

The new device will function like a 'socket' on the sea-bed, allowing for future wave-power harnessing devices to channel their energy through the National Grid.

Alex Bushill reports.

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