North West Wales

North Wales marine energy project secures £12m of EU funds

Tidal kites graphic Image copyright Minesto
Image caption The original Seacams project helped secure investment in an £25m underwater kite project off Anglesey

A project to expand Wales' marine energy sector has received almost £12m in EU funding.

The money will support Bangor University's £17m Seacams 2 project.

Experts at Bangor and Swansea universities will provide research and development to help businesses exploit commercial opportunities and create new products.

The original Seacams project helped to secure investment in a £25m underwater "kite" project off Anglesey.

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