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Press release: CorPower and Sustainable Marine Energy join forces to tackle foundations and moorings

€2.3 million wave and tidal developer collaboration to develop and demonstrate generic foundation mooring solution to reduce cost and improve O&M methods The 35-month UMACK (Universal Mooring, Anchor & Connectivity Kit Demonstration) project will address ocean energy affordability, survivability, reliability and installation through the demonstration of a generic anchor-foundation-mooring-connectivity system which aims to reduce capital Read More »

Press release: EMEC invites offshore renewable supply chain to develop commercial corrosion solutions via NeSSIE competition

Innovative supply chain companies in the offshore sector are being invited to work with three large-scale project developers on commercial solutions for corrosion and material challenges in the North Sea Basin, as part of the NeSSIE competition. The launch of the second stage of the NeSSIE competition was announced today by MSP Paul Wheelhouse, Minister Read More »

Press release: MaRINET2 launches 3rd call enabling free access to EMEC

  The EU-funded MaRINET2 project will launch its third call for applications tomorrow, Thursday 1st November 2018. Successful applicants will receive free access to a world-leading network of testing and research infrastructures, including the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC). The call is open to offshore energy technology developers, including wind, wave and tidal energy at Read More »

Blog: Is a Great Stink on the horizon for climate change?

EMEC’s Managing Director, Neil Kermode, attended the Global Engineering Congress at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) last week and has returned encouraged that the corridors of power are waking up to the need to tackle climate change. But will it take an equivalent ‘Great Stink’ to compel them to act? I had the good Read More »

Press release: FORESEA publication highlights ocean energy regional development potential

A new publication “Ocean Energy and the Regions: a partnership for growth” was released today at Ocean Energy Europe 2018 by the FORESEA project. It confirms the establishment of clusters of ocean energy and supply chain companies around a premier network of EU test centres and showcases technologies manufactured close to the ocean, reducing costs Read More »

Press release: Atlantic Arc Blue-GIFT to support ocean energy demonstration

A €2.5 million project has been approved by Interreg Atlantic Area which will support ocean energy demonstration throughout the Atlantic Arc. The 36-month Blue-GIFT (Blue Growth and Innovation Fast Tracked) project will implement a coordinated ocean energy technology demonstration programme that encourages longer term demonstration and technology de-risking across the Atlantic Arc regions. Blue-GIFT will Read More »

Press release: Government of Barbados take in Orkney and Scotland marine renewables success

A delegation from the Government of Barbados have visited the Orkney Islands and Glasgow to learn how Scotland has become an international leader in marine renewable energy. The 11-strong delegation undertook the technical tour under the Ocean Energy Component of the Public Sector Smart Energy Programme. The delegation included representatives from the Ministry of Energy Read More »

Press release: Orbital Marine Power announces Abundance peer-to-peer investment

Abundance Investment launches unique opportunity for ordinary people to invest directly in Orbital Marine Power (Orkney), a 30-month secured debenture paying annual interest of 12% Orbital Marine Power Ltd (formerly named Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd) today announces the launch of a public debentures offer via the Abundance Investment platform. The offer signals progression towards commercialising the Read More »

Press release: Scotrenewables renames as Orbital Marine Power

Scotrenewables renames as Orbital Marine Power in reference to the moon’s orbit and reliable tidal power Scotrenewables Tidal Power Limited today announces a comprehensive company-wide rebranding to Orbital Marine Power Ltd. The new name is inspired by the orbital cycle of the moon around the earth, the reliable provider of tidal energy. Speaking about the Read More »

Press release: CorPower completes stage 3 demonstration in Orkney

Results support a step-change improvement in survivability and competitiveness of wave energy. After 18 months of combined dry and ocean testing of the C3 Wave Energy Converter (WEC), CorPower and project partners have taken important steps towards proving commercial viability of wave energy. By verifying the ability to solve the two major challenges for wave Read More »







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