Press release: ICIT and EMEC collaborate on marine energy biofouling

The International Centre of Island Technology (ICIT) and the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) have joined forces in a year long project to research practical strategies to minimise the impacts of biofouling for the marine renewable energy (MRE) industry. Biofouling, the settlement and growth of organisms on submerged structures, is a major issue for the Read More »


Press Release: Final LAMWEC tank tests complete prior to EMEC deployment

Laminaria’s wave energy converter (WEC) has completed tank testing at the Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Transport (COAST) laboratory at Plymouth University. Building on initial tank tests in 2016, the latest testing programme has been supported by MaRINET2 which supports marine energy developers in accessing a range of testing facilities. A 1/30 scale model of Laminaria’s Read More »


Press release: CorPower deploy C3 wave energy converter at EMEC

CorPower Ocean has successfully installed their half-scale C3 wave energy converter (WEC) at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland. The C3 point absorber was installed at EMEC’s Scapa Flow scale test site in collaboration with local marine contractor Green Marine (UK) Ltd. The device was towed to site and the surface operated Read More »


Press Release: Scotrenewables powers through winter storms

Performance statistics released by Orkney based Scotrenewables Tidal Power confirm its SR2000 tidal current turbine delivered impressive generation throughout heavy North Atlantic storms which battered the Orkney Islands in late autumn and early winter. During this period, the surface floating SR2000 endured wave heights in excess of 7m. The turbine also managed to maintain continuous Read More »


Press release: MaRINET2 to fund offshore renewables testing through 2nd call for applications

MaRINET2 to fund offshore renewables testing through 2nd call for applications The EU-funded MaRINET2 project has launched its second call for applications today. Successful applicants will receive free access to a world-leading network of testing and research infrastructures. The call is open to offshore energy technology developers, including wind, wave and tidal energy at system Read More »


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