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…

Aquatera gains Scottish Business Pledge approval

Orkney based environmental and energy consultancy Aquatera Ltd has become the first company in the islands to gain approval under the Scottish Business Pledge initiative. Introduced last year, the Scottish Business Pledge is a partnership between the Scottish Government and…

First phase of tidal array cabling project hailed a success

The first phase of a major project to investigate cost-effective methods of cable laying for tidal energy arrays has been hailed a success. Funded by Scottish Enterprise, the £2.4m Tidal Array Cabling Solution project was launched in December 2013 to…

Aquatera’s bright new talent in running for awards

Two members of the team at Orkney based energy and environmental consultancy Aquatera are in the running for prestigious national renewables awards. Gotzon Garcia and Jamie Pratt have both been shortlisted as finalists in the inaugural Young Professionals Green Energy…

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…