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  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission (SSEN Transmission) has resubmitted its needs case to the energy regulator Ofgem for the proposed Shetland interconnector. For Shetland, the cable would connect planned wind farm projects on Shetland with mainland Scotland allowing them to export electricity to the rest of Great Britain. SSEN says that it should also […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Equipment

    A Shetland company will manufacture blades for a bank of tidal turbines that will power 300 homes, Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced recently. Shetland Composites secured the six month contract from Edinburgh-based Nova Innovation who is developing five 100kW tidal turbines known as the Shetland Tidal Array. The turbines, which sit more than 100ft […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The partners behind plans for Shetland’s first wave power scheme will tell island representatives this week that it is set to ramp up public consultation and environmental research off the south west mainland ahead of a planning application in 2015. The work planned for the Aegir scheme in 2013 will be outlined by European energy […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The project partners behind Shetland’s first wave power scheme said that the Scottish Government decision to approve a major wind farm on the island gives the proposal a significant boost. The 10 megawatt (MW) Aegir Wave Power scheme, backed by European energy company Vattenfall and Edinburgh based technology developer Pelamis Wave Power (PWP), could only […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The project partners behind Shetland’s first wave power scheme said that the Scottish Government decision to approve a major wind farm on the island gives the proposal a significant boost. The 10 megawatt (MW) Aegir Wave Power scheme, backed by European energy company Vattenfall and Edinburgh based technology developer Pelamis Wave Power (PWP), could only […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The partners behind plans for Shetland’s first wave power scheme will tell island representatives this week that it is set to ramp up public consultation and environmental research off the south west mainland ahead of a planning application in 2015. The work planned for the Aegir scheme in 2013 will be outlined by European energy […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The project partners behind Shetland’s first wave power scheme said that the Scottish Government decision to approve a major wind farm on the island gives the proposal a significant boost. The 10 megawatt (MW) Aegir Wave Power scheme, backed by European energy company Vattenfall and Edinburgh based technology developer Pelamis Wave Power (PWP), could only […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Ofgem, regulator of the UK energy industry, is hosting consultations this month in Shetland to gather the public’s views on plans to service the isles’ energy needs through a subsea cable from the Scottish mainland. Lerwick Power station is reaching the end of its operating life. Ofgem, regulator of the energy industry, asked SSEN, operating […]

  • 16 November 2011

    A forward looking private, public and community sector partnership which will drive the growth of marine energy in Shetland will be announced tomorrow (Wednesday 16 November) at the inaugural Dynamic Shetland green energy event. European energy company Vattenfall, the Shetland Islands Council and the Shetland Charitable Trust (SCT), with support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    A Shetland company will manufacture blades for a bank of tidal turbines that will power 300 homes, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has announced. Shetland Composites secured the six month contract from Edinburgh-based Nova Innovation who is developing five 100kW tidal turbines known as the Shetland Tidal Array. The turbines, which sit more than 100ft […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Ofgem has approved a proposal by SSEN to build a 600MW subsea link from Shetland to mainland Scotland. The link would allow new wind farms on Shetland to export electricity to and also ensure supply on the islands. Ofgem’s approval is also subject to approval of 457MW Viking Energy Wind Farm. Ofgem regulates network companies […]

  • 26 August 2010

    Work to dredge the channel into Scalloway harbour will be delayed after Shetland Islands Council received no tenders within the £3 million… (shetland-news) [mappress] Source: shetland-news, August 26, 2010;

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    A Shetland company will manufacture blades for a bank of tidal turbines that will power 300 homes, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has announced. Shetland Composites secured the six month contract from Edinburgh-based Nova Innovation who is developing five 100kW tidal turbines known as the Shetland Tidal Array. The turbines, which sit more than 100ft […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    MMT UK, based in Banbury Oxfordshire, is currently undertaking two hydrographic surveys in the Shetland Islands on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency. MMT has since 2006 been one of the MCA´s Civil Hydrography Programme survey providers of multi-beam bathymetry, providing hydrographic data for updating nautical charts for safe navigation and efficient maritime transport. […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Research & Development

    Gullfaks field, which has been producing for nearly 30 years, will see further investments to boost production and extend the field’s lifetime. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has now submitted its assessment of the amended Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for Gullfaks, including Shetland/Lista phase 1, to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. This concerns […]

  • 27 January 2008

    Shetland crabs are to be tagged to see how far they travel around the island as part of a new research project. The programme – launched by the NAFC Marine Centre in Scalloway – will check if 2,000 local brown crabs are migrating into foreign fishing waters.

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Vattenfall and Pelamis Wave Power are to appoint a liquidator to close Aegir Wave Power Ltd, a company that was supposed to develop Shetland wave farm. Aegir Wave Power is a joint venture launched by Pelamis Wave Power and Vattenfall to develop a 10 MW wave farm off Shetland. Vattenfall said that the decision was […]

  • 20 August 2014

    £20m investment in Shetland to secure its place as a global decommissioning centre of excellence.

  • 19 December 2017

    John Lawrie Group has expanded its activities and service offering by acquiring the assets of 60 North Recycling in Shetland.

  • 13 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aegir Wave Power, in collaboration with the Shetland Islands Council and the Shetland Charitable Trust, have produced a new information document giving an overview of the Aegir Project. The short, ‘Aegir Project Introduction’, is intended as a guide to all interested parties and gives an overview of the project location, Pelamis technology and the project […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has granted consent for the 370MW Viking wind farm on Shetland. The wind farm will allow the construction of an interconnector cable between the Shetland Isles and the Scottish mainland, allowing the export of electricity to the national grid. This interconnector is vital for the Aegir wave farm being developed off […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    NAFC Marine Centre Marine Spatial Planning team has published a new report ‘Regional Locational Guidance for wave and tidal energy in the Shetland Islands’. It provides guidance to the marine renewables industry on the siting of wave and tidal devices. The report details the methodology used to integrate environmental, social and economic considerations into the […]