London showcase for Orkney marine energy businesses

Nine Orkney based marine energy businesses are set to take part in a major industry event being held in London this week. Organised by Renewable UK, the Wave and Tidal 2017 conference and exhibition is aimed at demonstrating the value…

Aquatera strengthens Japanese marine energy ties

Orkney based energy and environmental consultancy Aquatera Ltd has further strengthened ties with Japan, becoming a member of a key industry association in the country and entering into a partnership with a leading Japanese offshore operations company. The Stromness based…

Final phase of Orkney tidal energy array cabling project completed

The final phase of a major project to investigate cost-effective methods of cable laying for tidal power arrays, with the aim of helping accelerate development of the marine energy industry, has been completed in Orkney. Funded by Scottish Enterprise, the…

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…

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…