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News this week

Aquamarine Power Ltd’s contractors, Longbore have completed their work on site at Billia Croo and have demobilised. The Maintenance Technician, Roy Temple, has collected the replacement EMEC works vehicle. Matthew Finn, Research and Development Co-ordinator, was in London recently at a Carbon Crucible conference. Results from BWEA’s Photo Competition 2008 have been published and there Read More »


News this week

Interviews took place on Tuesday for the Technician’s post. The Operations Team deployed an ADCP at the north end of the Fall of Warness last week. Plans are going ahead for upgrading work at the lookout point on the Black Craig. Work should begin in the New Year on the building and to position an Read More »


News this week

A week of green energy awards this past week! By kind invitation of Ocean Power Technologies, Edwina Cook attended the Regen SW Green Energy Awards on the 25 November in Bristol. This was followed by a conference the following day and it was interesting to hear the UK wide similarities in thoughts, hopes and fears Read More »


Green Energy Awards 2008

TRAILBLAZERS WIN SCOTLAND’S BIGGEST GREEN AWARDS Winners announced at Green Energy Awards 2008 Trailblazing businesses and individuals who have played a key part in helping reduce Scotland’s carbon footprint have won major accolades at the Scottish Renewables Green Energy Awards. Winners of the seventh annual awards, sponsored by npower renewables, were announced at a gala Read More »


Standards update

EMEC is pleased to announce the publication of ‘Guidelines for Health and Safety in the Marine Energy Industry’. This document, published by the British Wind Energy Association, is the latest in a series of standards being developed for the marine renewable energy sector. Download an electronic copy. For further information on the standards development process Read More »


News this week

The photograph shows some of the wave resource down at Billia Croo earlier this month! Visiting in less clement weather on Monday were members of HIE Shetland and Shetland Islands Council. They were fortunate enough to receive reasonable enough weather to allow a fly over of both Wave and Tidal sites in the morning and Read More »


News this week

Visits this week included Shetland Islands Council and Orkney Islands Council planners. SIC were on a day visit to Orkney and expressed a desire to visit the EMEC site at Billia Croo. On an equally blustery and wet day the International Centre for Island Technology brought the new MSc, PhD and Post Doctoral students for Read More »


News this week

Jennifer Norris attended the EMEC Renewable Advisory Group meeting in Edinburgh on October 28th. Jenny struggled through the snow which arrived in the county on that morning to reach Edinburgh for a well attended and enthusiastically received meeting. EMEC staff have been busy for two days this week working with our Quality Manager, Paul Hayes Read More »


Vacancy: Technician

Technician The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) based in Stromness, Orkney was set up in 2003 to provide developers of wave and tidal energy devices with the world’s first purpose built performance testing facility. A vacancy has arisen for a Technician to work in this ground breaking arena. The successful applicant will have electrical and/or Read More »


News this week

A new Technician’s post is advertised in the News this week. Visits this week. We were pleased to welcome the German Consul General for Scotland, Herr Wolfgang Moessinger, accompanied by the German Consul in Orkney, Mr Sinclair Robertson. Please see the photograph, Herr Moessinger is on the left. We were also happy to welcome Anthony Read More »


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