“We have seen a huge increase in demand, and consequently the level of support we have been able to give folk, over the past couple of months.” Robert Leslie, Manager THAW Orkney
“To combat it, we clearly need to address all three of its causes: energy inefficient homes, low incomes, and high fuel costs.”
“17 projects, with a combined potential generating capacity of 25GW, have been offered the rights to specific areas of the seabed for the development of offshore wind power “
The ERA decided that Costa Hill would be the best site for their wind driven electric generator and in 1949 they placed an order with John Brown Ltd, the Clyde shipbuilders, for a turbine with 60 feet blades.
The Scottish Government is seeking views on their ambition for an additional 8-12GW of onshore wind to be installed in Scotland by 2030 to help it meet its net zero commitment.
“This TechnipFMC partnership is a game changer for Orbital and the wider sector.” Andrew Scott CEO Orbital
“The nature of the UK’s privatised electricity system places many hurdles along the path to a new cable. “
“We must not let our islands fall behind in their ambitions to help tackle climate change due to delayed planning decisions.”
“The obvious starting point is to concede that we have massive problems of inequity in Orkney right now.”
Tidal stream power has the potential to deliver 11% of the UK’s current annual electricity and play a significant role in the government’s drive for net-zero, according to new research.