Wave and tidal ... the first Pentland Firth and Orkney waters development sites

Pentland Firth and Orkney waters development sites

Download: Detailed PDF of Pentland Firth and Orkney waters development sites map

Runners and riders

Who’s going where in the first Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters leasing round

Orkney

Brough Head
Aquamarine Power and SSE Renewables
Output: 200 MW
Technology: Oyster

Costa Head
Developer: SSE Renewables
Output: 200 MW
Technology: Still to be decided

Marwick Head
Developer: Scottish Power Renewables
Output: 50 MW
Technology: Pelamis

West Orkney Middle South
Developer: E.ON Climate and Renewables
Output: 50 MW
Technology: Still to be decided

West Orkney South
Developer: E.ON Climate and Renewables
Output: 50 MW
Technology: potentially Pelamis

Cantick Head
Developer: SSE Renewables and OpenHydro
Output: 200 MW
Technology: OpenHydro

Brough Ness
Developer: Marine Current Turbines
Output: 100 MW
Technology: SeaGen

Westray South
Developer: SSE Renewables
Output: 200 MW
Technology: Still to be decided

 

Pentland Firth

Ness of Duncansby
Developer: Scottish Power Renewables
Output: 100 MW
Technology: Hammerfest Strøm

Farr Point
Developer:  Ocean Power Delivery Ltd
Output: 50MW
Technology: Pelamis
 

Tuesday, October 31st 2017

Meygen gears up for maximum output

he MeyGen tidal energy project in the Pentland Firth is about to operate at its full 6 megawatt (MW) capacity. An Atlantis-supplied 1.5 MW AR1500 turbine has been successfully reinstalled and is undergoing commissioning processes. The MeyGen ar Full Story...

Thursday, September 28th 2017

Orkney’s Sustainable Energy Strategy unveiled

A Sustainable Energy Strategy for Orkney was launched as part of the official opening of the world leading Surf ‘n’ Turf project. The strategy has been developed in partnership by, among others, Orkney Islands Council, Highlands and Is Full Story...

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