Orkney Marine Renewables to Hold Public Open Day

As part of the Energy Day programme of EU Sustainable Energy Week, a public open day will take place on Tuesday 3rd June 2014 to showcase the pioneering advancements that are taking place in marine renewables in Orkney.

Orkney Marine Renewables to Hold Public Open DayEMEC, in partnership with Ocean Energy Europe,  has developed an exciting programme of events throughout the day, including opening up the main marine renewables sites around Orkney to visitors.

Orkney Ocean Energy Day 2014 will feature speakers from EMEC, technology developers, the Scottish Government, Ocean Energy Europe, and the European Commission.

The event will focus on how testing work in Orkney is conquering technical challenges and contributing to industry development, highlighting the pan-European successes and global potential of this exciting, innovative sector.

Depending on the Developers schedule and the weather, tidal energy developers will showcase their innovative machines on Hatston Pier, while wave energy machines will be featured at Lyness Pier.


Press Release, May 06, 2014; Image: alstom