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Press release: ProtoAtlantic backs 10 international start-ups to test maritime technologies

The ProtoAtlantic project has selected 10 international start-ups to test their maritime technologies free of charge at a number of world-renowned test facilities as part of the Fast Tracked Product Development phase of the project, which is being led by EMEC, in Orkney. The successful projects have been selected due to the standard of their Read More »


Press release: Interreg FORESEA shortlisted for EUSEW award

EU funded project FORESEA has been shortlisted for the ‘Innovation Award’ at the EU Sustainable Energy Citizens’ Awards 2019. A winner is chosen via a public vote. Cast your vote here: EUSEW Citizens’ Awards 2019. Voting closes Wednesday 12 June 2019. FORESEA (Funding Ocean Renewable Energy through Strategic European Action) is an €11m Interreg North-West Read More »


Vacancy: Electrolyser Research Engineer (KTP Associate)

  Electrolyser Research Engineer (KTP Associate) An exciting opportunity has become available to work full time on a 3-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to support the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)’s move to a commercially diverse business model. You will support the development of new electrolyser systems using precious-metal free electrodes optimised for use with Read More »


Vacancy: Contracts Manager

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. Contracts Manager £35,058 - 38,953  plus contributory pension We are looking for a Contracts Manager to support the company by ensuring that appropriate legal agreements are implemented to facilitate Read More »


Press release: Cannes Film Festival spotlight on Orkney’s marine energy work

A major documentary on climate change, featuring Orkney’s pioneering marine energy work, is set to be premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this week. Ice on Fire has been produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and is also narrated by the actor, who has a strong interest in climate change and ecological issues. “My partners and I Read More »


Press release: Ocean DEMO opens first call to support ocean energy farm installation

The first Ocean DEMO call for applications is now open. Successful applicants will receive free access to test their ocean energy products and services in real sea environments at the project’s network of test centres. Technology developers can apply for support packages to test multi-device farms or single devices able to scale up to multi-device Read More »


BLOG: Ocean energy reports focus on unprecedented generation; increasing the need for revenue support

In recent months we have seen the publication of a number of ocean energy reports, which have highlighted the pioneering developments in ocean energy activities across the globe. Europe are continuing to lead the world in ocean energy deployments, with record volumes of electricity being achieved. In 2018 alone, European tidal stream installations reached 26.8MW, Read More »


Press release: 91 MPs unite to urge Energy Minister to support marine power

91 Members of Parliament from all the main parties have signed a letter to the Energy Minister Claire Perry, urging her to put measures in place to ensure that the UK capitalises on its role as a world leader in wave and tidal power. The letter, written by the Conservative MP Richard Graham, the Chair Read More »


ReFLEX vacancies

Join us in developing the ‘energy system of the future’   ReFLEX Orkney is an exciting new project aiming to revolutionise Orkney’s energy system by creating a ‘virtual energy system’, digitally linking renewable generation to flexible demand. The ReFLEX project partnership involves EMEC, Aquatera, Community Energy Scotland, Solo Energy, Heriot Watt University, Orkney Islands Council Read More »


Press release: EMEC’s Catrin Sutherland up for Young Professional Award

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)’s Commercial Development Officer, Catrin Sutherland, has been shortlisted for the ‘Achiever Award’ at the Scottish Renewables Young Professionals Green Energy Awards 2019. The Young Professionals Green Energy Awards recognises those who have achieved beyond all expectations, those who are pioneering new ideas and have the drive and ambition to Read More »


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