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Blog: EMEC 2019 in review

Diversification: From ocean energy to energy systems EMEC is best known as the world’s leading facility for testing and validating wave and tidal energy devices in the sea. As our operations have developed through the years, we’ve gained unprecedented experience in demonstrating ocean energy technologies, and providing technical and business support to our clients. We’ve Read More »

Blog: Corrine’s three-month review of EMEC

Corrine Sinclair joined the EMEC team as our Contracts Manager in August, returning home to Orkney from Glasgow where she’d been working for the last 8 years running her own legal consultancy company working initially with Marine Scotland and subsequently in a variety of legal disciplines. Corrine shares her first three months experience of EMEC Read More »

Press release: EMEC award HyFlyer hydrogen refuelling contract to Fuel Cell Systems Ltd

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) have awarded a contract to fuel cell technology solutions provider, Fuel Cell Systems Limited (FCSL) to supply a mobile hydrogen refuelling vehicle for the HyFlyer project. Funded by Innovate UK, the HyFlyer project aims to demonstrate hydrogen fuel cell powertrain technology for zero-emission aviation. The project will integrate a Read More »

Press release: WES announce winners of 5th innovation call

Firms from the subsea and offshore engineering sectors are among the winners in a Europe-wide call to find new technologies to quickly and easily connect wave energy devices at sea. In what could be a game changer for Scotland’s wave energy industry, this call from Wave Energy Scotland will award contracts to firms keen to Read More »

Press release: Blue-GIFT supports nine ocean energy companies to trial and validate their technologies

The first call for applications of the €2.5 million Blue-GIFT (Blue Growth and Innovation Fast Tracked) project led by EMEC, ended in September with a successful outcome for nine companies. Funded by Interreg Atlantic Area, the Blue-GIFT project is a coordinated ocean energy technology demonstration programme, encouraging longer-term demonstration and technology de-risking across the Atlantic Read More »

Press release: Marine Energy Alliance gears up to open second call

Marine Energy Alliance (MEA) will open the 2nd call for applications on 1st January 2020. The aim of MEA is to progress the technical and commercial maturity level of early-stage (TRL 3 – 4) marine energy technology companies with the overall goal of reducing the risk of device failure in subsequent demonstration phases. Are you Read More »

Press release: EMEC shortlisted for Scottish Green Energy Awards

Hydrogen achievements in Orkney are in the spotlight as the finalists for the Scottish Green Energy Awards 2019 are announced. Jon Clipsham, Hydrogen Manager at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is shortlisted for the ‘Sustainable Development’ award at the 2019 Scottish Green Energy Awards, while the HyDIME (Hydrogen Diesel Injection in a Marine Environment) Read More »

Press release: Game-changing tidal energy project approved for Channel regions

Interreg France (Channel) England Programme has approved the biggest ever Interreg project that will prove to be game-changing for the European tidal stream energy sector. The Tidal Stream Industry Energiser Project, known as TIGER, is an ambitious €46.8m project, of which €28m (69%) comes from the European Regional Development Fund via the Interreg France (Channel) Read More »

Press release: EMEC supporting KRISO wave energy test site in Korea

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has entered an agreement to continue to support the development of the Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering – Wave Energy Test Site (KRISO-WETS) on the western coast of Jeju Island. This agreement builds on three years of strong collaboration and strengthens the ties between EMEC and Read More »

Press release: Ocean DEMO hits the ground running with opening of 2nd call

The EU-funded Ocean DEMO project launched its 2nd call today (30 September 2019) at Ocean Energy Europe Conference & Exhibition 2019 in Dublin. The project has also awarded recommendations for support to twelve offshore renewable energy projects under its 1st call which closed in July 2019. The high number of successful applicants shows the growing Read More »







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