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  • 7 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Dynamic Shetland, Shetland’s new energy event, officially launched its website (5 October) at . Aimed at attracting the “biggest and brightest names” in renewable energy from all over Europe, the website aims to show the market every aspect of Shetland’s massive energy potential, and attract potential customers to the isles to see for […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Scotland, and in particular the Highlands and Islands, is continuing to lead the world in the development of marine energy devices – according to the Chief Executive of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Alex Paterson opened the annual Scottish Renewables Marine Energy Conference at Eden Court, Inverness yesterday (16 September). Up to 300 delegates and […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The European Marine Energy Centre today (Tuesday, July 31) welcomed the UK’s Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker to its world-leading facilities in Orkney as part of a governmental visit to the region. EMEC – the only accredited wave and tidal test centre for marine renewable energy in the world – provided the minister […]

  • 4 June 2014

    On 3 June 2014 the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) hosted the first EU Energy Day dedicated to ocean energy in partnership with Ocean Energy Europe, the trade association for ocean renewables in Europe.  At the Orkney Ocean Energy Day, as part of the EU’s Sustainable Energy Week calendar of events, representatives from the European […]

  • 25 February 2015

    RenewableUK is highlighting a new study which calls for a fresh approach by the UK Government and devolved administrations to the way funding is allocated to the wave and tidal energy sector, to ensure the industry realises its enormous potential. The report “Capitalising on Capability” by the Marine Energy Programme Board, which advises the Government […]

  • 25 September 2014

    Scotland’s flourishing wave and tidal energy sector has invested more than £217m in the country to date, with £31.8m spent in the last 12 months alone, a new Scottish Renewables report shows. Crucially, the study revealed almost two-thirds (62%) of the growing industry’s supply chain is Scottish. Marine energy – in which Scotland is recognised […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Lews Castle College UHI, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, is to lead on a key research project that could help to make the Hebrides one of the most valuable and sought-after marine energy sites in Europe. The wave power to the west of the Outer Hebrides is said to be one […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Authorities, Technology

    New hydrokinetic energy technologies that generate electricity by harnessing the energy from ocean waves, tides, and river currents are advancing toward commercial development in the United States. They are not expected to add major power supplies anytime soon, but federal regulators this year approved licenses for two hydrokinetic energy projects to produce electricity from wave […]

  • 3 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Trident Energy, the independent developer of enabling technology for the offshore renewables sector, today announced the strengthening of its management team to support the development of its innovative PowerPod system. The team will be based in the Company’s new central Glasgow office. Trident Energy has developed and patented a low cost linear generator that converts […]

  • 29 September 2011

      IT Power has been awarded a contract by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), as part of its China Prosperity Strategic Programme, to establish co-operation between the UK and China on Ocean Energy. Working with the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) at the University of Southampton and Chinese partners including the China National […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Experts from Scotland’s world-leading wave and tidal testing hub the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) are to collaborate with their marine energy counterparts from the Ocean University of China (OUC) in Shandong Province under a new partnership announced by First Minister Alex Salmond. Staff from the Orkney-based facility will assist OUC to develop a wave […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Scotland is leading the world in the development of offshore renewables – according to two senior figures from development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). HIE Chief Executive, Alex Paterson and Director of Energy and Low Carbon, Calum Davidson are both presenting at the All-Energy exhibition and conference in Aberdeen tomorrow [Thursday 24 May]. Mr […]

  • 29 July 2011

    From his office in a converted Victorian schoolhouse, Neil Kermode can see little more than centuries-old stone buildings and narrow streets better suited to horse carts than Land Rovers. Yet Kermode, head of the European Marine Energy Centre in Scotland’s Orkney Islands, will tell you he can also see the future. Orkney, a collection of […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the UK’s lead in developing wave and tidal energy solutions, and Scotland’s exceptional levels of activity, it is not surprising that All-Energy 2013 (Aberdeen, 22-23 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, looks seriously at this developing sector of the renewables industry. Nearly 210 exhibiting companies, of the total of 580, have […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Cutting-edge wave and tidal technology is regenerating island communities, bringing new jobs and new skills, says Niall Stuart, chief executive of trade body Scottish Renewables. The winds and stormy seas that dominate the 70 islands that make up the Orkneys has shaped the life of islanders as well as the island itself – most evident […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    In a bid to help reduce offshore wind energy costs by 40% by 2020, Tata Steel recently delivered 400 tonnes of 3D profiled and submerged arc welded (SAW) tubular steel to Bladt Industries.  The Danish wind turbine foundation manufacturer will use the steel to build an innovative suction bucket foundation that will be tested at […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The European Marine Energy Centre – the world’s first and only test centre for wave and tidal energy devices – celebrates its tenth anniversary this month, with the pioneering Orkney based facility planning a host of events to mark its milestone year. The centre, which started off with just four wave test berths at Billia […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The bulk of the current plans for European offshore wind power are intended for construction in the relatively shallow North Sea. However, many European countries, including Portugal, do not border shallow seas. Their sea beds have steep descending slopes and much greater water depths not suited for current techniques. If a viable technique can be […]

  • 13 December 2012

    Scottish homes would see significantly increased electricity bills if it becomes independent, because the country would bear the cost of renewable energy subsidies and infrastructure, which are now distributed across the United Kingdom, Energy Secretary Edward Davey said in his speech held at an energy conference organised by the Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh. Following is […]