“If this is the best that the UK system can deliver in terms of protecting consumers in the off-gas grid areas of the north of Scotland then I feel that energy policy needs to be controlled much closer to where the real issues are. “
The new services are available exclusively to Orkney residents who are members of ReFLEX.
Highland Park Distillery in Kirkwall is 222 years old and trying to make it a more energy efficient building without compromising the quality of the product is quite a balancing act.
” “We are home to some of the best renewable energy in the world, yet where are the jobs? “Rhoda Grant MSP
How do we combine meeting our climate targets with improving energy affordability and lowering fuel poverty?
Developing safe and cost-effective storage and transportation methods for hydrogen is essential but complicated given the interaction of hydrogen with structural materials.
This topic will be explored at the next monthly OREF (Orkney Renewable Energy Forum) meeting on the 2nd of June at 7:30pm.
“Orkney has become World renowned for energy innovation and is constantly finding new ways to utilise renewable energy”
“It was welcome news to read the press release from Orbital Marine Power announcing the installation of its 2MW output O2 device at the Falls of Warness site.”
Orkney has one of the highest uptakes of EV’s in the country with some 250 and about 10,000 fossil fuelled vehicles.