Energy giant Shell has become the latest major firm to join an innovative wave power subsea project off Orkney.
Aker Solutions and Mocean have signed an agreement which could see UK oil and gas fields powered by wave energy within two years.
Scottish firms Mocean Energy and Verlume have announced an agreement with oilfield services giant Baker Hughes on subsea wave power.
Scottish firm Mocean Energy’s Blue X wave energy device has taken the plunge in Orkney ahead of sea trials this summer.
Renewable energy could soon be used to run subsea oil and gas equipment as part of efforts to slash operational emissions.
Fife fabrication firm AJS Production has returned to work to complete a 30-tonne wave machine which will take to the seas this year.
Pioneering new wave technology, which could revolutionise the way in which we capture energy from the sea, is being created in Fife.
A new clean energy power system could soon be used to provide backup power to North Sea assets.