The UK’s largest producer of oil and gas, Harbour Energy, has partnered with Mocean Energy to harness wave energy to power offshore installations.
Businesses across Caithness, Sutherland and Orkney have the chance to enter a development programme to set them up for work in offshore renewable energy.
“Innovation funding is crucial for early-stage technologies, and I am grateful to EuropeWave for this support which will help leverage the additional private investment this project will require,” he continued.
The £1 purchase that helped start the wave energy sector: Pelamis company’s disappointment at its scrapping
The managing director of the company that sold the Pelamis wave device to Orkney Islands Council for £1 has said he’s disappointed with the decision to scrap it.
A wave energy convertor bought by Orkney Council for just £1, will be decommissioned costing the council £150,000.
Orkney Harbours have a plan to play a leading role in the drive to net zero. They have an enviable position in the north of Scotland where the surrounding seas contain huge potential for wind, wave and tidal power.
Orbital Marine Power has announced it has been awarded an Option Agreement from Crown Estate Scotland for a new tidal energy project in Orkney.
A planned floating wind test site at Orkney from the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) will be worth nearly £700m to the UK economy, says new research.
Scotland’s outer islands are to cash in on a share of up to £393 million during the next 10 years as a slew of UK and Scottish government initiatives breathes life into 16 projects.
EMEC (the European Marine Energy Centre) has unveiled designs for a new floating offshore wind test site off Orkney.
The Scottish Government and the Highlands and Islands Enterprise have invested a combined £454,000 to help ensure a resilient supply of renewable hydrogen from Eday to the mainland to strengthen Orkney's hydrogen infrastructure.
Stunning photos have been shared online of a pod of orcas passing by an offshore drilling rig off Orkney.
Scottish wave power firm Mocean Energy has secured major new investment to accelerate the commercial rollout of its flagship technology.
A Russian state-owned oil tanker will not visit Orkney after the UK Transport Secretary asked ports to deny vessels from the country entry.
The MP for Orkney and Shetland has said allowing a Russia state-owned oil tanker to operate in Scapa Flow would “dishonour” the Isles’ war dead and their fight against fascism.
The Scottish Government has approved planning permission for two council-owned wind farms in Orkney.
Issues with a major subsea cable project have ignited fresh fears about plans for a major project to hook Shetland up to the UK’s electricity grid.
An Orkney tidal power firm has gained the backing of energy services giant TechnipFMC to scale up its technology.
Scottish firm Mocean Energy’s wave energy machine has returned to dock after a successful five-month test period at sea.
The potential for investing in the future of wind power and the associated supply chain for Orkney and the north of Scotland cannot be underestimated. I have a vested interest in this working for Orkney – having lived here for 30 years.
Hundreds of jobs could be created in Orkney as part of ambitious plans to create a green hydrogen hub on the island.
A major Scottish consortium, featuring oil and gas supermajor TotalEnergies, has announced its ScotWind bid for an offshore wind project near Orkney.
The “world’s most powerful tidal turbine” has started generating electricity via the grid in Orkney.
Repsol Sinopec has said “organisational changes” are to be made at the Flotta oil terminal in Orkney as the firm explores energy transition opportunities.
A huge renewable energy device called “Waveswing”, from AWS, has completed a construction milestone ahead of deployment off Orkney later this year