Scottish Tidal Power Technology Escapes To China  

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The Guardian has an article on no-defunct Scottish tidal power company Pelamis - Mysterious factory break-in raises suspicions about Chinese visit.

It was an unusual burglary, in which four or five laptops were stolen from a Scottish renewable energy manufacturer in the dead of a March night in 2011. So innovative was the company that it had been been visited by a 60-strong delegation led by China’s then vice-premier only two months before.

Nothing else was taken from the company and the crime, while irritating, went unsolved and forgotten – until a few years later pictures began emerging that showed a remarkably similar project manufactured in the world’s most populous country.

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