Hybrid heads for second try

The Skwid will be tested off Karatsu, on the southern island of Kyushu

The Skwid

Offshore oil contracting giant Modec remains on course to grid-connect its trail-blazing Skwid hybrid wind-marine energy concept by next September, alleviating fears that the project might be massively delayed after part of the unit was lost at sea off the coast of Kita-Kyushu city during a first installation attempt this autumn.

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