Photo: EEL tidal energy converter (Courtesy of EEL Energy)

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EEL Energy boosts testing activities ahead of Bordeaux campaign

French company EEL Energy has ramped up testing activities on its tidal energy technology whose design was inspired by bio-mimicry ahead of trials at SEENEOH test centre in Bordeaux planned for this year.

Image showing EEL Energy's tidal energy converter under tests in in Gravelines (Screenshot/YouTube-Franck Sylvain)
EEL Energy’s tidal energy converter under tests in in Gravelines (Screenshot/YouTube-Franck Sylvain)

Based on the concept of bio-mimicry, a practice that learns from and mimics the strategies found in nature to solve human design challenges, EEL Energy’s tidal energy converter has been designed to replicate the undulating movements of marine life.

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