Spanish marine energy developer Magallanes Renovables’ said today that its floating tidal turbine has arrived off Orkney for testing.
MARIN, the Dutch Maritime Institute, have this week tested out a mega island floating structure that could revolutionise the renewable energy sector.
Anyone who’s ever stood on one of the beaches of Caithness or Orkney and stared out across the Pentland Firth can’t help but have been impressed by the sheer power of Europe’s most turbulent waters.
The oil and gas supply chain has a golden opportunity to capitalise on the growing marine power sector, which is forecast to be worth up to £76billion globally by 2050.
Scotland’s energy minister today urged the UK Government to add wave and tidal power to its industrial strategy.
Tidal power firm Atlantis Resources is forming a new internal division to serve the wider water-based renewable energy sector.
Atlantis Resources said today that the UK Government’s decision to scrap the ring-fenced budget for marine projects in its next “green auction” was disappointing, but not unexpected.
Nicola Sturgeon has called on the UK Government to end uncertainty around subsidies for marine energy projects.
Orkney's European Marine Energy Centre (Emec) and the University of Edinburgh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with organisations based in Qingdao to support the development of a marine energy test site in China.
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.
A team of government and industry leaders from Japan's eastern seaboard are to come to Scotland to plan for the development of marine energy in the Asian country following an invitation by Finance Secretary John Swinney.
SCOTTISH wavepower developer Aquamarine Power (AP) said yesterday it had agreed a £3.4million loan with Barclays Corporate in a deal marking an important milestone for investment in the marine energy sector.
FINNISH engineering consultancy Poyry has joined to growing list of companies with an Aberdeen presence to set up a dedicated team to exploit renewable energy-related opportunities - especially offshore.
NORWEGIAN utility Statkraft has decided to plough some £4million into tidal power developer Atlantis Resources.