Orkney’s marine energy industry focus of Japanese visit

Orkney’s marine energy industry has been the focus of a fact-finding visit by Japanese politicians and business leaders. The 10-strong party from the Nagasaki Prefecture, on the island of Kyushu, toured the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Stromness at…

Global collaboration vital for growth of marine energy

INCREASED connectivity and collaboration between the world’s wave and tidal power test sites is vital to ensure resources are used strategically and to help boost the development of international markets. That was the key message from delegates attending a major…

International marine energy experts head for Orkney

FINAL preparations are underway for a major international ocean energy conference, set to take place in Orkney next week. The two-day Global Ocean Energy symposium - part of a programme of events aimed at celebrating the tenth anniversary of the…

Orkney to host major global ocean energy event

A MAJOR international ocean energy conference is set to take place in Orkney next month, with wave and tidal test experts from around the world travelling to the islands to see first hand the pioneering work carried out by the…