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Blog: A year of celebrations

2013 marked EMEC’s 10th birthday and what a year it has been with our wave and tidal test sites busier than ever. At Billia Croo in February, we recorded a wave of over 19 metres: the highest wave since we began monitoring sea conditions back in 2003. We welcomed Pelamis Wave Power back as a Read More »


Press release: Prestigious accolade for EMEC leader

  The managing director of the world’s leading marine energy test facility has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to the renewable energy industry at the Scottish Green Energy Awards last night. Neil Kermode, managing director of the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, was presented with the ‘Outstanding Contribution’ award at the prestigious Read More »


Blog: EMEC support local swimming club

EMEC would like to congratulate everyone who participated in the Stromness Amateur Swimming Club’s 53rd Annual Club Championships last week. The event, sponsored by EMEC, saw fifty eight swimmers take part in what was an excellent weekend’s competition, with lots of personal bests for the participants, some exciting finishes, one new Stromness age group record Read More »


Vacancy: Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) Manager (Maternity cover)

Circa £30k + bonus + contributory pension The European Marine Energy Centre, based in Stromness, was established in 2003 to provide the developers of wave and tidal energy devices with the world’s first purpose built test facilities.  The continued growth of interest in this potential new energy source is being matched by increased demand for Read More »


Press Release: EMEC to support development of marine energy test site in Singapore

An international collaboration agreement has been signed between the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) based in Orkney, Scotland, and the Energy Research Institute at Nanyang Technological University (ERI@N), Singapore, to support further development of the marine renewable energy industry in Southeast Asia. EMEC – the world’s first and leading facility for wave and tidal energy Read More »


Blog: Introducing our new QHSE Manager

We’d like to introduce you to Lesley Howard who has recently taken up the role of QHSE Manager at EMEC. This newly created role has been introduced to manage EMECs Integrated Management System and assist the organisation in maintaining compliance with ISO 17025, EMEC’s accreditation with UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service). Lesley will be working Read More »


Blog: EMEC welcomes new Commercial Director

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Oliver Wragg, EMEC’s newly appointed Commercial Director. In this role Oliver will provide a business development regime that establishes a firm commercial approach; liaises with developers, funders, and partners; and participates in new initiatives driving growth and revenue for EMEC. “What EMEC has achieved over the past Read More »


Vacancies: Non-executive Directors

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd is the first and only centre of its kind in the world to provide developers of both wave and tidal energy converters with purpose-built, accredited open-sea testing facilities. There are two vacancies on the board of EMEC to support the ongoing growth and development of the company and Read More »


Vacancy: Administration Officer

circa £19k + bonus + contributory pension The European Marine Energy Centre, based in Stromness, was established in 2003 to provide developers of wave and tidal energy devices with the world’s first purpose built test facility.  The continued growth of interest in this potential new energy source is being matched by increased demand for EMEC’s Read More »


Blog: Head of Scottish Enterprise impressed with EMEC progress

During a recent trip to Orkney, the Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise, Dr Lena Wilson, was highly impressed by the achievements that have been made over  the last decade in the marine renewables sector. She reflects on her visit below: “As Scotland’s economic development agencies, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise have long recognised Read More »


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