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Posted: 2 months ago

£100 million growth deal to support energy transition of Scottish islands

The leaders of the three Scottish island councils recently welcomed the Scottish and UK governments’...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Orbital gets second berth at EMEC for its floating tidal farm

Orbital Marine Power has signed up to a second berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in ...

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  • Technology
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Wello’s Penguin WEC2 Arrives in Orkney for Deployment

Wello’s Penguin wave energy converter – WEC2 has arrived in Orkney, Scotland where it aw...

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  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

LAkHsMI Partners Wrap Up Prototype Field Trials in Orkney

International underwater connectivity manufacturer Hydro Bond Engineering has completed prototype su...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Orkney Marine Work Gets Cannes Festival Spotlight

A major documentary on climate change, featuring Orkney’s pioneering marine energy work, is set to b...

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  • Environment
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Leask Marine Kicks Off Tidal Platform Construction in Orkney

Leask Marine’s fabrication workshop has taken delivery of two of the largest tubular sections that t...

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  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Ofgem proposes changes to Orkney tidal power link

UK energy regulator Ofgem has put forward changes to Scottish and Southern Energy Networks’ (S...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Second Penguin gets ready for Orkney’s waves

Finnish company Wello has released a photo of the second version of its Penguin wave energy device t...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Orkney research campus welcomes new Chair

Internationally recognized scientist Tracy Shimmield has taken on the role of Chair of the new Orkne...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Marine energy brings Barbados government to Orkney and Glasgow

An 11-strong delegation from the Government of Barbados has visited the Orkney Islands and Glasgow t...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Green hydrogen as fuel for vessels project gets UK funding

Innovate UK has granted £430,000 for a project aiming to integrate a dual fuel system to power a com...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Spanish floating tidal turbine checks in to Orkney

The ATIR tidal turbine – developed by Spanish company Magallanes Renovables – has concluded its jour...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Magallanes’ floating tidal turbine on its way to Orkney

Magallanes Renovables’ floating tidal turbine is currently being towed from Spain to Scotland,...

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  • Research & Development
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Orkney’s research and innovation post up for grabs

Experienced professionals with a wide range of skills in the UK energy sector have been invited to a...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

New €11M project combines tidal energy and hydrogen production

Orkney will become home to another innovative energy solution with a newly launched project set to d...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Orkney’s marine supply chain ‘logs in’ to Microsoft

Scottish marine service provider Green Marine has submerged another piece of innovative technology i...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Microsoft, Naval Group Deploy Underwater Datacenter Off Orkney

Microsoft chose Naval Group to implement Phase 2 of its underwater datacenter project, also called P...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

SR2000 clocks up 365 days off Orkney

Scotrenewables Tidal Power’s SR2000 tidal turbine hit a new milestone on May 7, when it reached 365 ...

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  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Orkney builds up ‘green hydrogen’ delivery system

Orkney Islands have further increased the transportation capabilities for locally produced ‘green hy...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

SSEN supplies EMEC with seabed data in support of renewables

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has shared new seabed data with the European Marin...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Nautricity’s tidal turbine up for retrieval

Scottish tidal energy developer Nautricity plans to retrieve its CoRMaT tidal turbine installed off ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

SSEN Submits Needs Case to Ofgem for Orkney Subsea Cable

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has submitted a Strategic Wider Works (SWW) ‘...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Ofgem presented with Orkney’s renewables link needs

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has submitted a ‘final needs case’ to the UK energ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

EMEC looks back at tidal & wave testing endeavors

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has summarized tidal and wave energy activities undertaken ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Scotrenewables sums up tidal testing high points (Video)

Scotrenewables Tidal Power has released a video showcasing the highlights reached by its SR2000 floa...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Orkney outlines sustainable energy path driven by innovation

A Sustainable Energy Strategy for Orkney was launched last week as part of the official opening of t...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: over 3 years ago