Projects in Orkney are amongst the 32 in Scotland which will benefit from Scottish Government investment in green hydrogen.
OceanEnergy has developed the OE35, which is the world’s largest capacity floating wave energy device
“These trailers will help support a number of hydrogen projects on Orkney and help it continue to lead the way in Scotland’s emerging hydrogen sector.” Michael Matheson, Scottish Government
A core part of the project was involving local people in exploring this theme and learning new skills.
A 12-month project in Orkney will trial artificial intelligence (AI) software to optimise hydrogen production and storage.
The 2021 awards celebrate the actions and achievements of businesses working towards reaching net-zero carbon emissions.
Scotland became the first country in the world to commit to a Just Transition Planning Framework.
Success of Orbital Marine Power’s O2 “a proud moment for Scotland and a significant milestone in our journey to net zero. “
Orbital Marine Power’s O2, the world’s most powerful tidal turbine,has commenced grid connected power generation at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney.
“Strong international partnerships will be critical to developing Scotland’s hydrogen economy and delivering our net zero objectives. I look forward to further collaboration between France and Scotland in the continued development of this work.” Michael Matheson
This important archaeological project involving The Archaeology Institute of the University of the Highlands and Islands, ORCA (Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology), St Andrew’s University and members of the community is funded by Heritage Lottery Funding.