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  • 17 May 2011

    Vattenfall has formed a joint venture company, Aegir Wave Power, together with the Scottish wave power technology company Pelamis Wave Power. The company has today obtained authorisation to continue development of an area close to the Shetland Islands for wave power generation. Aegir, in which Vattenfall owns a 51% share, has been working to develop […]

  • 4 April 2012

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has today granted consent for the 370MW Viking wind farm on Shetland. The wind farm will allow the construction of an interconnector cable between the Shetland Isles and the Scottish mainland, allowing the export of electricity to the national grid. This interconnector is vital for the Aegir wave farm being developed […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    German wind farm developer PNE Wind has appointed Per Hornung Pedersen as the company’s interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Pedersen will serve as PNE Wind’s CEO from December 1 to the date of the annual general meeting of the company on May 25, 2016. Prior to joining PNE Wind, Per Hornung Pedersen, held the roles of a CFO at NEG Micon/Vestas, CEO […]

  • 28 August 2012

    Two tidal energy and two wave power developers have entered into the race for Scotland’s £10 million Saltire Prize as the competition’s Grand Challenge phase begins. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed senior representatives of the four teams to a Grand Challenge launch event in Orkney, where MeyGen was unveiled as the fourth Saltire Prize […]

  • 14 May 2014

    EMEC will be exhibiting and speaking at the All-Energy Exhibition and Conference 2014 in Aberdeen next week on 21st and 22nd May 2014. Aquatera will provide an update on the Performance Review of Maritime Support Services for Orkney. The Scottish Government funded project has explored and characterised the performance of Orkney-located vessels and associated services […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The GBP 10 million Saltire Prize, created by the Scottish Government to accelerate the commercial development of wave and tidal energy technology, could easily be left without an awardee, since all four companies competing for it are currently far away from meeting the challenge, according to The Herald.  Namely, the Saltire Prize requires the developers to generate […]

  • 10 January 2013 announced a new market research report “Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) – Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country Analysis to 2030.” This is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the marine energy industry. The report provides […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Grid Connection

    Developers of offshore renewable energy in Scotland are worried over delay in power connection between Orkney and Shetland Islands and the mainland, which was announced by SSE’s Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission(SHE) on December 20, Bloomberg informs. Richard Yemm, founder and director of Pelamis Wave Power Ltd that has projects off both islands, is cited by […]

  • 31 October 2012
    R&D announces that a new market research report (“Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) – Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country Analysis to 2030”) by GlobalData is available in its catalogue. “Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) – Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers […]

  • 21 March 2012

    THE European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is to begin consultations on the expansion of its pioneering facilities in response to rapidly growing demand for its full-scale test sites. The move comes as one of Europe’s largest electricity producers, Vattenfall, is confirmed as the latest utility to secure a test berth at the world-leading wave energy […]

  • 6 May 2013

    A group of 10 energy specialists from South Africa visited Scotland this week to develop their knowledge in the field of Marine Energy. As well as meeting the Scottish Government experts, the group met with companies including Pelamis, Aquamarine Power and Nautricity. They also travelled to Orkney, where they visited the European Marine Energy Centre […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Highlands and Islands Enterprise has released new job opportunities at Wave Energy Scotland (WES): Programme Manager and Innovation and Research Manager. The deadline for applications is on Tuesday, 19 May 2015. Programme Manager will have a key role in supporting WES establishment and operation. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Programme Manager will lead a team of project managers ensuring the efficient […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has called on the Scottish Government to help provide clarity over future funding arrangements for the wave energy sector. During General Questions in parliament at the end of January, Mr McArthur asked Finance Secretary John Swinney for an update on progress with establishing the objectives and budget for Wave Energy Scotland. […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Since 2006, Vattenfall AB R&D Projects has been investigating the potential for ocean energy to offer a major new renewable energy source. In 2009 Vattenfall established a formal ocean energy programme.  Now – six years later – a first annual report has been created for the Ocean Energy Development Programme (OEDP). The report describes 2011’s achievements […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    Alison Johnstone, Green MSP for Lothian, has written to Energy Minister Fergus Ewing calling for urgent answers to growing concerns about the future of the wave energy industry in Scotland. The Greens are calling for the Scottish Government to use some of the money it received from last week’s UK Autumn Statement to support jobs […]

  • 22 May 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has announced a shortlist of nominations for the association’s inaugural Energy Awards. More than five hundred guests, including business leaders and politicians, will attend the awards ceremony at a hotel in central London on 27th June. A member of the panel […]

  • 30 July 2013 include new market research report ‘Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) – Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country Analysis to 2030’ to its huge collection of research reports. Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      Aegir Wave Power has successfully deployed a second wave measurement buoy off the south west coast of Shetland. The buoy, which floats on the surface of the sea, will measure the wave height, direction and period at its location 2km offshore of Kettle Ness, West Burra. The information will be used by Aegir Wave […]

  • 25 February 2015

    RenewableUK has welcomed the latest announcement by the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing, who gave details of the £14.3 million budget for Wave Energy Scotland, along with its business plan, the first call for funding and its programme of activity. Commenting on Mr Ewing’s announcement, RenewableUK’s Wave & Tidal Development Manager Dee Nunn said: “This is […]

  • 30 June 2011

      Aegir Wave Power has commenced vital wave resource monitoring for its wave energy project off south west Shetland. The deployment of a wave rider buoy was completed with the support of the Scalloway-based NAFC Marine Centre. The Marine Centre has signed a support agreement with Aegir to assist in project development activities, which includes […]

  • 30 September 2014

    The Orion Energy Centre in Inverness will be the focal point as industry experts look to develop new mooring and anchoring systems which will lead to significant cost savings in the renewable energy sector. The project which is led by Tension Technology International Ltd is being managed out of the Orion Energy Centre in Inverness. […]

  • 28 February 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed comments made by the Energy and Climate Change Minister Gregory Barker in his opening speech at the trade association’s Annual Wave and Tidal Conference in London, in which he declared that “now is the time for the next bold steps – moving from individual projects to large scale arrays”.  Addressing over 500 […]

  • 23 November 2012

    BVG Associates, a highly respected consultancy with expertise in wind and marine energy technology and supply chain development, has chosen to locate their new Scottish office in Burntisland, Fife. The renewable energy sector is set to become one of Scotland’s major growth areas in the next decade and Fife is perfectly located on the East […]

  • 20 July 2011

    ESB’s WestWave Project has been selected by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (DCENR) as one of the projects to go forward for evaluation by the European Investment Bank (EIB) under the EU New Entrant Reserve (NER300) funding mechanism. The WestWave Project aims to develop the first wave energy project in Ireland by […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Transparency Market Research has introduced an upcoming report on wave and tidal market in its offering. The research report called ‘Wave & Tidal Energy Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast, 2013 – 2019′ analyzes this market depending on its market segments, major geographies, and current market trends. The report […]

  • 6 June 2014

    Bureau Veritas is participating in Global Offshore Wind 2014 in Glasgow on 11 – 12 June 2014. Global testing, inspection and certification company Bureau Veritas will be welcoming the industry to its stand to discuss current and new projects. Bureau Veritas is making its mark in the industry; project certification, type certification, offshore HSE, turbine […]