This talk was delivered with considerable authority given Dr Windridge’s background and gave a real insight into the development and possible future of fusion power.
At the 2023 Orkney International Science Festival (OISF) Neil Kermode OBE spoke about his personal view of the next 20 years in energy renewables. In this slide from Neil’s presentation, he plots the weight and volume against energy on a chart.
The CfDs will allow Orbital to expand its development of projects in Orkney with the construction of 6 turbines now covered by the Contracts for Difference scheme.
Emma Roddick MSP: New Energy Price Cap “will hit already struggling households with higher standing charges.”
“Essentially, due to the difference in how prices have come down, electric heating households will spend more to purchase a third less energy than the typical dual fuel consumption used to illustrate the price cap.”
Household energy suppliers could rack up profits of £1.74 billion over the next 12 months from all of our energy bills. That’s the findings of a new report from the Warm This Winter coalition and Future Energy Associates – Tariff Watch.
“With some of the best tidal and wave energy resources in Europe, Scotland has a key role to play in leading the development and deployment of these critical forms of renewable energy.” -Caitlin Byers, Development Manager for Crown Estate Scotland
“Pelamis deserves to be recognised as the world’s first offshore wave power converter to successfully generate electricity. Scrapping it would be like destroying the Wright brothers’ plane. ” – Councillor John Ross Scott
SSEN Transmission is set to hold two events in August to share more information about the planned subsea electricity transmission link between Orkney and Caithness.
“We recently saw the fantastic announcement that Ofgem has finally approved the proposed interconnector for the Islands. I know how hard the council has worked for this moment and it is a real testament to the leadership and staff. “
“The Smart Local Energy System model is a promising one to help deliver the scale of change we need at a community level. The ReFLEX project is the largest SLES of its kind, and we can learn a lot about future decarbonisation from the work that has been done there to date.” Dr Benoit Couraud