Aquatera, the Orkney environmental services and consultancy firm, has restructured its business with a new addition to the top team.
An “attractive local energy tariff” is to be launched in Orkney this year after a £28.5 million “world first” scheme to maximise the benefits of the islands’ renewable power production for residents was given the go-ahead for its next stage of development.
A consortium is seeking additional partners to advance an Orkney project aimed at converting North Sea platforms into hydrogen producers.
Orkney based energy and environmental consultancy Aquatera has strengthened ties with Japan, becoming a member of a key industry association in the country and entering into a partnership with a leading Japanese offshore operations company.
Marine renewable energy experts and senior government staff from Indonesia have visited Orkney to see what lessons they can learn from the industry in Scotland.