Record number of tidal energy projects awarded CfD revenue support

The fifth round of the UK government’s flagship renewable energy auction scheme has secured 3.7 GW of clean energy projects, enough to power the equivalent of 2 million homes. Launched in 2014, the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme ensures projects receive a guaranteed price from the government for the electricity they will generate – giving Read More »


Mocean Energy secures EuropeWave funding for wave energy demo at EMEC

Wave energy developer Mocean Energy has secured over £3 million EU funding to develop and deploy a 250 kW wave machine at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)’s Billia Croo wave test site in Orkney. The large-scale wave energy device – named Blue Horizon 250 – will be manufactured in Scotland and will be deployed in Read More »


Neil Kermode honoured with OBE

Orkney-based Neil Kermode has been awarded an OBE for services to renewable energy and to the community in Orkney. Neil has been Managing Director of the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), in Orkney, Scotland, since 2005, driving the company’s growth and diversification. Today EMEC is the world’s leading test and demonstration site for wave and Read More »


EMEC win funding to drive green hydrogen innovation

EMEC awarded funding for four feasibility projects supporting green hydrogen innovation and development. The award comes as part of the Scottish Government’s Hydrogen Innovation Scheme through which 32 projects across Scotland are set to receive funding of £7 million to drive innovation in the production, storage and distribution of renewable hydrogen. Launched in June 2022, Read More »


TIGER project is driving growth of tidal energy in UK and France

The Tidal Stream Industry Energiser Project (TIGER) that launched in 2019 to drive tidal energy growth in the UK and France, has successfully demonstrated the significant value tidal stream energy can bring to the future energy mix, economies and supply chains in both the UK and France. TIGER is the largest project funded by the Read More »


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