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Training aids marine energy ambitions

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: August 18, 2014

ANY individual practitioner or business with an interest in marine energy will soon be able to take advantage of two new accredited short courses, being launched by Welsh Energy Sector Training (WEST).

The courses will be launched at its training conference on September 16, 2014 at the Liberty Stadium.

Funded by The Low Carbon Research Institute Convergence Energy Programme, WEST training courses are fully funded for anyone living or working within the Convergence area and have been specifically designed to fit around a busy working day.

Dr Vicki Stevenson, research project manager at WEST, said: "Marine energy represents big business here in Wales. We have the second largest tidal range in the world and the Pembrokeshire coast line has recently been designated a wave energy zone test bed for emerging new marine technologies."

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