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Press release: Ocean energy reliability workshop at EWTEC 2019

International research projects RiaSoR2 and MONITOR, which are designed to improve the reliability of wave and tidal energy converters, have joined forces to organise an ocean energy reliability workshop to be held alongside the European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), in Italy. The OCEANERA-NET and Interreg Atlantic Area funded projects are collaborating to share learnings Read More »


Press Release: MaRINET2 opens 4th call for free access to EMEC test sites

The fourth call for the EU-funded MaRINET2 project opens today, 15th August 2019. The project offers free access to a world-leading network of testing and research infrastructures, including EMEC’s test sites. The call is open to offshore energy technology developers, including offshore wind, wave and tidal energy at system and component level. A webinar to Read More »


VACANCY: Project Manager (OceanDEMO)

EMEC is the world’s leading test facility for wave and tidal energy converters, and has supported more real-sea deployments than at any other site in the world. Project Manager (OceanDEMO) £35, 724 – £39, 693  plus contributory pension We are looking for a Project Manager to manage EMEC projects, specifically OceanDEMO, to deliver outputs on time Read More »


Press release: Orbital O2 to be built by TEXO Group in Dundee

Orbital Marine Power Ltd (Orbital) have awarded the main manufacturing contract for the company’s first commercial O2 tidal turbine to Scottish based TEXO Group who will carry out the work at their quayside facilities in Dundee. The multi-million-pound contract marks the start of major construction for the company’s new tidal turbine, the O2, which builds Read More »


Press Release: RESOURCECODE to develop marine data toolbox for energy sector

A new project, funded by Ocean Energy Era-Net Cofund, has been launched to support investment and growth in the wave and tidal energy sector through the creation of an integrated marine data toolbox. The RESOURCECODE project brings together the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Ifremer, Ocean Data Lab, SmartBay Ireland, Centrale Nantes, University College Dublin, Read More »


Press Release: Take Part in the Orkney Energy Survey

Look out for your energy survey – and the chance to win a cash prize An Orkney-wide energy efficiency survey will drop though letter boxes over the weeks ahead. Starting this week, the survey is being sent to homes across the county. Luke Fraser, from Orkney Islands Council’s Education, Leisure and Housing service, said: “We Read More »


Press release: ITEG project progress – Orbital contract FAUN Trackway for anchor fabrication of O2 turbine

Orbital Marine Power Ltd (Orbital), have selected FAUN Trackway® to manufacture the anchors for their new O2 tidal turbine at FAUN Trackway®’s facilities in Llangefni, North Wales as part of the ITEG (Integrating Tidal Energy into the European Grid) project funded by Interreg NWE. As pace gathers around the manufacture of the O2 turbine, FAUN Read More »


Vacancy: Performance Test Engineer

EMEC is the world’s leading test facility for wave and tidal energy converters, and has supported more real-sea deployments than at any other site in the world. Performance Test Engineer £31,224 – £34,693  plus contributory pension We are looking for a Performance Test Engineer to deliver EMEC’s services into collaborative R&D projects, focussed on marine Read More »


Press Release: EMEC to streamline consenting process at Billia Croo with site-wide Section 36

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is applying for site-wide Section 36 consent at its grid connected Billia Croo wave test site off the west coast of Orkney, Scotland. The Section 36 consent will further streamline the consenting process for EMEC’s clients, reducing the time and cost associated with offshore demonstration. EMEC’s Section 36 consent Read More »


Vacancy: Environment & Consents Officer

EMEC is the world’s leading test facility for wave and tidal energy converters, and has supported more real-sea deployments than at any other site in the world. Environment & Consents Officer £22,593  - 25,103  plus contributory pension We are looking for an Environment & Consents Officer to support the acquisition, maintenance and streamlining of all statutory consents required Read More »


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