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Press release: Orbital O2 tidal turbine arrives in Orkney

Orbital Marine Power’s, O2, the world’s most powerful tidal turbine, arrived in Orkney Waters on Saturday, 24 April, following launch from the Port of Dundee on Thursday 22 April. The turbine was towed to Orkney by Leask Marine’s new multicat vessel, the C-Force, in a voyage that took two days. The turbine will be temporarily Read More »

Press release: Magallanes reinstall ATIR tidal turbine at EMEC

Updated: Magallanes device rating is 1.5 MW. EMEC has welcomed Spanish tidal energy developer Magallanes Renovables back to its tidal test site at the Fall of Warness in Orkney, Scotland. The successful reinstallation of Magallanes’ second generation 1.5 MW tidal platform ‘ATIR’ took place on 19 April 2021. The Magallanes team worked in collaboration with Read More »

Press release: Orbital Marine Power launch O2 in Dundee

Orbital Marine Power Ltd (Orbital) has successfully launched its 2 MW tidal turbine, the Orbital O2, from the Port of Dundee. The operation was managed by Osprey Heavy Lift and saw the 680-tonne tidal turbine transferred from the Forth Ports quayside facility in Dundee into the River Tay using a submersible barge. The launch marks Read More »

Press release: Mocean Energy unveils wave energy prototype

Wave power specialists Mocean Energy has unveiled its Blue X wave energy prototype which will take to the seas in Orkney next month. The 20-metre long, 38-tonne wave machine has been fabricated wholly in Scotland and will be deployed at the European Marine Energy Centre’s Scapa Flow test site for initial sea trials followed by Read More »

Press release: ReFLEX Orkney launches carbon calculator for Earth Day

The ReFLEX Orkney project has launched a new carbon calculator to help the Orkney community estimate its carbon footprint and monitor it over time. The carbon calculator has been designed specifically for individuals and households in Orkney, using Orkney specific calculations where possible. It is available for anyone to use but may not be as Read More »

Press release: EMEC’s Matthew Finn appointed to OEE board

Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) has appointed two new Co-Presidents and seven new Directors to its Board. Simon De Pietro (DP Energy, Ireland) and Patrik Möller (Corpower Ocean, Sweden) have been appointed as Co-Presidents, a pairing that brings together both technology and project development perspectives, and a wealth of experience in ocean energy. The board also Read More »







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