“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
OceanEnergy has developed the OE35, which is the world’s largest capacity floating wave energy device
The Scottish National Investment Bank is investing £4million in Orbital’s floating turbine, O2.
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.
This summer, EMEC will deploy a series of acoustic surveys designed to monitor noise levels of marine energy technologies at its ocean energy test sites in Orkney.
“I regard this as a once in a generation opportunity, a transformational project that would deliver a major boost for our local economy – creating jobs and business opportunities throughout our islands.” James Stockan, Leader OIC
Orbital Marine Power’s, O2, the world’s most powerful tidal turbine, arrived in Orkney Waters on Saturday, 24th April
Orbital O2, a 680 tonne tidal turbine is on its way to Orkney.
It has the capacity to generate electricity for 2,000 homes and is the most powerful renewable generating unit of any kind being fabricated in the UK this year.
In less than 1 week Orbital Marine Power Ltd exceeded £1million on its investment crowdfund.