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.
European Marine Energy Centre
After dry testing in Sweden, the CorPower C3 Wave Energy Converter (WEC) has been delivered to Orkney for final checks and installation.
The European Marine Energy Centre (Emec) will showcase the pioneering work taking place in Orkney for European officials later this month.
A new system for measuring waves and currents could be “transformational” for Scottish marine-energy developments, the research team behind it said yesterday.
Groundbreaking new kit developed by Aberdeen-based engineer EC-OG has been powered up for the first time off Orkney.
Orkney-based Scotrenewables Tidal Power has hailed its giant turbine for “resetting the bar” on costs as the device hit peak power.
A wage-energy device known as the Penguin has started generating electricity into the national grid from its home west of Orkney.
Two Scottish firms have secured £2.5million to trial prototype technology which could provide a cost-effective, reliable way of turning wave power into electricity.
The European Marine Energy Centre (Emec) in Orkney is to export some of its world-leading expertise to China.
A marine energy testing centre in Orkney has joined forces with a Canadian counterpart to test rust-proof coatings.
Two of the world’s top sea-energy test centres say they have successfully replicated the wild ocean environment of Orkney in Edinburgh.
Scotland’s energy minister has hailed Scotrenewables Tidal Power’s giant turbine as a “game changer” as it gears up for testing in Orkney.
Orkney-based renewables firm Scotrenewables Tidal Power (STP) said today it had launched the world’s largest energy generating tidal turbine.
Orkney firm Scotrenewables Tidal Power (STP) has been awarded a £7.75million grant to advance the commercialisation of its floating tidal-energy technology, it was announced today.