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Press Release: EMEC issue dry testing performance statement to CorPower

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd have issued a performance statement following dry testing of CorPower’s wave energy converter (WEC) in Stockholm. The testing involved the dry testing of CorPower’s power take-off (PTO) on the Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) test rig, specifically designed for the purposes of testing the PTO onshore as part of the Wave Read More »


Blog: Musings from ICOE – is the UK missing a trick?

Fresh from attending the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) in Cherbourg last week, EMEC’s Managing Director, Neil Kermode, urges the UK not to repeat the failures of the past by being timid and ineffectual when supporting a nascent technology; the time has come to commit to making the UK a prosperous, decarbonised and green economy by Read More »


Blog: Data centres – why Orkney?

Amongst the blizzard of publicity around the deployment of the Microsoft data centre in the water at EMEC a question kept coming up in interviews ‘…. er … why do it in Orkney of all places?’ Surprisingly it took a few goes to get an answer to that question and there are hard discs somewhere Read More »


Vacancy: Finance Officer

EMEC is the world’s leading facility for testing wave and tidal energy technologies in the sea. To date, more marine energy devices have been tested at EMEC in Orkney than at any other site in the world. Finance Officer £18,097 – £20,108 plus contributory pension We are looking for a Finance Officer to provide financial Read More »


Press release: €11 million ITEG project to integrate tidal power, grid and hydrogen

An €11 million Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) project has been launched in Orkney to develop an all-in-one solution for the generation of clean predictable energy, grid management, and the production of hydrogen from excess capacity. Led by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, the €11m Integrating Tidal Energy into the European Grid (ITEG) Read More »


Press release: FORESEA to mark project successes at ICOE drinks reception

Since its launch, FORESEA has increased real-sea testing activity in the ocean energy sector. Ten projects have hit the water at European test centres with FORESEA support, with more to come in the next 18 months. To mark this success, a drinks reception will be held at ICOE2018 on Wednesday 13 June. A fourth and Read More »


Press release: Naval Group deploy Microsoft underwater data centre at EMEC

Phase 2 of Microsoft’s ‘Project Natick’ has been initiated at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney with the deployment of an underwater data centre powered by renewables. Naval Group led the successful installation of the 450kW subsea data centre at EMEC’s Billia Croo wave energy test site, on the west coast of the Read More »


Vacancy: Project Officer

EMEC is the world’s leading facility for testing wave and tidal energy technologies in the sea. To date, more marine energy devices have been tested at EMEC in Orkney than at any other site in the world. We continue to grow and diversify, and we’re excited to have been awarded €11 million of European INTERREG Read More »


Vacancy: Marketing Officer

EMEC is the world’s leading facility for testing wave and tidal energy technologies in the sea. To date, more marine energy devices have been tested at EMEC in Orkney than at any other site in the world. We continue to grow and diversify, and we’re excited to have been awarded €11 million of European INTERREG Read More »


Press release: EMEC STEM Ambassadors educate the next generation

STEM Ambassadors from the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) are on a mission to raise the profile of careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) amongst Orkney’s school pupils. STEM Ambassadors are volunteers from a wide range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics jobs and disciplines across the UK. They offer their time to Read More »


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