The unveiling of a Chinese wave power device has prompted suspicion of foul play after it appeared strikingly similar to a model produced at a Scottish factory which fell victim to an unsolved burglary.
The Chinese government visited a Scottish renewable energy manufacturer in 2011 after expressing an interest in their innovative new prototype product which used ocean waves to create electricity.
Two months later, the plant suffered a burglary where laptops were stolen after the culprits scaled a perimeter fence.
But suspicions were aroused when the burglar or burglars headed straight for the first floor office of Pelamis Wave Power, neglecting to take anything from the ground floor office of tech giant Siemens, according to The Guardian.
Scottish company Pelamis Wave Power produced this renewable energy device (pictured) and shortly after a visit by the Chinese Government…