White paper details needs case for UK National Floating Wind Test Centre

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and Renewable Risk Advisors (RRA) have published a white paper setting out the needs case for a National Floating Wind Test Centre in the UK. The white paper states the need for a dedicated ‘National Floating Wind Test Centre’ to fully prove floating technologies in metocean conditions that are Read More »


£1 million offshore wind programme launches innovation call

A £1 million research and innovation (R&I) programme is searching for novel solutions to help deliver offshore wind faster, cheaper and at lower risk. The first in a series of innovation calls has opened for applications, with up to £300,000 available to projects. The Offshore Wind R&I Programme, delivered by the European Marine Energy Centre Read More »


Nova Innovation 4 MW tidal array bound for EMEC

Nova Innovation has won EU funding for a 4 MW, 16 turbine, tidal energy farm that will be home to the largest number of tidal turbines anywhere in the world. The tidal energy array will be deployed at the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC’s) Fall of Warness tidal test site in Orkney, Scotland. Nova will lead Read More »


Islands Centre for Net Zero to host first open day

The Islands Centre for Net Zero (ICNZ) is hosting joint open days in Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides to engage local communities and businesses. As part of the UK and Scottish Government funded Islands Growth Deal, the ICNZ will focus on how to accelerate decarbonisation across Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides, focusing on Read More »


EMEC reorganisation

EMEC has instigated a consultation with staff to restructure the company. Neil Kermode, EMEC’s Managing Director, said: “EMEC is a not-for-profit R&D organisation and has adapted to changing market and funding landscapes several times over the last 20 years. More recently, we have participated in a wide range of EU programmes enabling us to build Read More »


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