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Charting a successful passage for Marine Renewables

With some of Europe’s best wave and tidal resources, Orkney is playing a global role in the development of marine renewable energy.

As the home of EMEC, the European Marine Energy Centre, more wave and tidal energy devices have already been deployed in Orkney waters than at any other single site in the world.

Organisations like EMEC, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Orkney Islands Council are working closely with Orkney companies to foster the evolution of this new industry as it moves towards the commercial deployment of wave and tidal technologies.

An impressive supply chain of local businesses has gained extensive experience in supporting wave and tidal developers. Many local firms have invested in specialist vessels. All are pro-active in their backing for marine renewable energy.

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Wednesday, April 3rd 2019

Energy system of the future to be demonstrated in Orkney

The first phase of a new £28.5 million project to create a Virtual Energy System (VES) in Orkney, Scotland, has been launched to digitally link distributed and intermittent renewable generation to flexible demand. The ReFLEX (Responsive Flex Full Story...

Friday, April 27th 2018

EMEC FORESEA tidal energy tripod decommissioning study

Collaborative decommissioning project will conduct forensic analysis of tidal energy tripod, and feedback lessons learnt for benefit of ocean energy sector The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd has contracted Orkney-based marine operations Full Story...

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