Orkney companies bring marine renewables expertise to London

Nine Orkney-based marine energy businesses are set to take part in a major industry event organized by RenewableUK, ...

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Wello’s Penguin arrives to Orkney

Penguin wave energy device has reached Orkney ahead of scheduled deployment at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC).

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Orkney set for new marine renewables research campus

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Orkney Islands Council (OIC) have agreed funding for the establishment ...

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FloWave gets real

The open ocean conditions found in Orkney can now be replicated at FloWave test tank as a result of a three-year ...

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Public get-together on green hydrogen set for Orkney

Public meeting regarding the opportunities for using ‘green’ hydrogen produced from renewable energy in transport ...

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Orkney pre-qualifying developers for Barriers tidal project

Orkney Islands Council has invited interested parties to pre-qualify for a competition to obtain a concession for ...

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ERI, LCC assess Orkney tidal currents with radar

Environmental Research Institute (ERI) and Lews Castle College (LCC) have tested the X-band radar system which ...

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UK: Islands push for tidal, wave strike price confirmation

High-level talks have been held with the UK government aimed at ensuring long term benefits for Orkney, Shetland ...

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Islands Summit held in Kirkwall

Scotland’s three Island Councils have met with UK Government Minister Andrew Dunlop at the second annual Islands ...

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Gallery: Scotrenewables’ SR2000 reaches Orkney

Scotrenewables Tidal Power's SR2000 floating tidal turbine has arrived in Orkney.

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PLAT-O gets wet ahead of EMEC deployment

Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) is conducting submergence tests of its PLAT-O tidal energy platform ahead of the ...

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Orkney seals get smart

The Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU), in collaboration with Vodafone, will attach ‘marine smartphones’ to harbour ...

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Marine spatial plan set for Pentland Firth and Orkney waters

The pilot Marine Spatial Plan has been prepared for the Pentland Firth and Orkney (PFOW) waters which will guide ...

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Energy companies tour Orkney marine energy sites

Energy companies from across the globe visited Orkney and saw first hand why it is the location to test and ...

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EMEC hosts visit to Orkney marine renewables sites

  The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) are organizing a visit ...

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HIE gets recognition at Scottish Green Energy Awards

The winners of the Scottish Green Energy Awards 2015, a renewable energy competition, have been revealed. HIE was ...

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Orkney asks for feedback on hydrogen-renewables connection

Orkney Islands Council has invited feedback on a draft strategy designed to build on the county’s role in ...

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Scottish Gov, DECC hire Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV has been contracted by the Scottish government and the UK Government’s Department for Energy and ...

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Chopper intervenes for Orkney radar delivery

A 16-foot long radar piece of a new VTS (vessel traffic system) was transferred by helicopter from EMEC’s Billia ...

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Barriers tidal project sparks interest

Orkney Islands Council is to test interest in the development of tidal energy project involving the Churchill ...

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Scottish Gov, DECC seek consultancy services

The Scottish Government and the UK Government’s Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) are looking for ...

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