James Ferguson, Research and Development Engineer, at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney has won the Scottish Renewables Young and Inspiring Award at the 2020 Green Energy Awards.
Developing safe and cost-effective storage and transportation methods for hydrogen is essential but complicated given the interaction of hydrogen with structural materials.
Orkney’s hydrogen research was one of several projects highlighted last week at the Business Festival held in the Pickaquoy Centre.
“”You could say that we’ve found the needle in a haystack that can unlock the full potential of this technology.”
The Economy and Energy Committee of the Scottish Parliament will be visiting Orkney on Monday 17th of February, as part of their inquiry into EVs and local energy production.
developing technology to enable The Orkney Distillery to use hydrogen as a fuel to decarbonise the distilling process.
What is the future for hydrogen use and production in Orkney?
Drop-in sessions – Stromness, Friday 19 July in the Warehouse Buildings from 13:30 – 16:00 and Kirkwall, in the Carnegie Room at the Orkney Library and Archive, Monday 22 July from 13:30 to 15:30.
A breakthrough in renewable energy could see Scotland becoming one of the largest global energy exporters in the world.
Orkney Islands Council scooped the Driving Efficiency through Technology prize at the Local Government Chronicle awards which were held in London.