Wout Prins is the inspiration for the ocean grazer, a new system for harvesting energy from waves. As yet, it can only be studied in a small experimental model. However, once it is implemented full scale, it will be a huge structure set in the ocean, measuring 400 meters across and 230 metres high. Such an installation should be able to provide enough electricity for 80,000 homes.
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Both Tessa Quax and Marthe Walvoort have been awarded the Early Career Award by the KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences). The award is intended for young researchers with innovative, original research ideas. The winners' research...
Winning a gold medal means that the team has performed exceptionally with their project.
Partners researching the production of green hydrogen – Paolo Pescarmona is making key discoveries in a laboratory at the University of Groningen, while alumnus Jan-jaap Aué is leading a project at Hanze University of Applied Sciences to scale up...
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