COVID-19: EMEC work, travel and visitor policies

First published: 13 March 2020. Last updated: 20 January 2020. We will update this notice as we reassess the situation over the coming weeks. Due to the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, EMEC have put the following measures in place to limit exposure of our team, community and stakeholders to the virus. We’d like to reassure our Read More »


Blog: Turning the tide on marine energy

Our oceans are an abundant source of energy which can support a global energy transition and drive a blue economy. However, a clear and accessible route to market is required, writes Eileen Linklater, External Relationship Manager, EMEC. Barriers to commercialising marine energy One of the major barriers to commercialising marine energy has been the lack Read More »


Press release: Orkney to become Sustainable Aviation Test Environment

Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) has embarked on a £3.7 million project to develop a sustainable aviation programme that could transform short flight travel between remote communities. Part funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, the SATE (Sustainable Aviation Test Environment) project will create the UK’s first operationally-based, Read More »


Press release: EMEC search for marine energy developer to advise on OESA service development

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Orkney, Scotland, is looking to contract a marine energy technology developer to act as an external advisor to the Ocean Energy Scale-up Alliance (OESA).This one-off opportunity, driven by the OESA accelerator programme which aims to support marine energy deployments at sea, is being promoted via Public Contracts Scotland: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=JAN404343. Read More »


Press release: Orkney distilleries secure funding to go green with hydrogen

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) launches project with world-renowned distillery Highland Park and The Orkney Distillery to investigate green hydrogen heating as a clean fuel solution for decarbonisation in the distilling sector. The HySpirits 2 project has received £58,781 of funding from the UK Government’s Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to Read More »


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