COVID-19: EMEC changes work, travel and visitor policies

First published: 13 March 2020. Last updated: 6 April 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 Read More »

Press release: Ocean DEMO call 2 awards support to ten technology developers

The EU-funded Ocean DEMO project has awarded recommendations for support to ten offshore renewable energy developers under its 2nd call. The awards will support developers on their path to commercialisation and ease the transition of ocean energy towards multi-device farms by providing free access to open sea test sites. Funded by Interreg North-West Europe, Ocean Read More »

Press release: Orbital set ambition on installing first floating tidal farm at EMEC

Scottish based tidal energy developer Orbital Marine Power (Orbital) have signed up to a second berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland. This will pave the way for Orbital to deliver their first floating tidal turbine farm. Orbital are currently in the process of manufacturing their first commercial O2 turbine; at Read More »

Press release: Blue-GIFT 2nd call closes end April 2020

The Blue-GIFT project’s second call for applications for ocean energy demonstration will close on 30 April 2020 at 17:00 UTC. Applications can benefit from an early assessment if the test plan requires a starting date on Q1 & Q2 2020. Funded by Interreg Atlantic Area, the main objective of Blue-GIFT (Blue Growth and Innovation Fast Read More »

Press release: SEA Wave & WESE launch a platform for ocean energy data sharing

An online platform, MARENDATA, has been launched in collaboration by the SEA Wave and WESE projects to disseminate environmental monitoring data collected within the marine energy industry. Co-funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, both SEA Wave and WESE are undertaking bespoke environmental research campaigns to better understand the potential environmental effects associated with Read More »







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