“While the world is watching Scotland as it forges engineering firsts in areas like floating wind, green hydrogen and battery storage, we still need to explain ScotWind and its impact locally.”- Ian Taylor, Project Director at TWP
Scotland produces most of its renewable energy through wind but hydro is also very important. The future with wave and tidal power makes Scotland’s future as a producer of clean energy very bright.
“Before man to blow to right
The wind once blew itself untaught”
“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
The year-long project will see archaeological recording at contemporary energy sites, peat coring, oral history interviewing, fieldwalking, community events and schools workshops.
A project exploring the past, present and future of energy production and its role in shaping the identity of islands communities has been relaunched and is looking for anyone interested in delving into Orkney’s energy heritage.
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Churchill Barriers.
The Easter weekend weather forecast for Orkney from The Met Office
Sunny spells and snow showers. Cold and breezy.
“This project, which sees collaboration between Scotland and our friends in France, is in line with our international energy engagement priorities for both hydrogen and offshore wind and will help to support our efforts to develop new renewable energy solutions. ” Paul Wheelhouse Scottish Government Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands