Orkney Islands Council is seeking views about the marine environment out to 12 nautical miles from the islands.
“If we remove some of the hardware, how will we affect the distribution of key species?” Dr Jo Porter
“Over the last 15 years Orkney has become very successful at participating in EU research and collaboration programmes relating to sustainable energy.” Gareth Davies, Co-Chair of OREF
“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.”
There’s always something new in Kirkwall Harbour
Orbital Marine Power (Orbital) has been awarded £3.4million from the Scottish Government for its O2 Tidal device.
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney reports that the Wello Penguin device is no longer visible at the Billia Croo test site.
State Funded European Energy & Engineering Firms Reap A Jobs Harvest & £Billions From Scotland’s Renewables Sector Claim Unions
Trade unions in Scotland have described the prospect of no work coming from 2 huge wind farm projects as ‘an absolute scandal’.
Engineers in Scotland and Italy are developing wave energy technology which could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of homes.
““The Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund therefore provides a timely and appropriate approach for the Scottish Government to support the current needs of the sector and to help ensure Scotland’s huge marine energy potential is realised”