Video: Waveswing wave energy device gets shakedown at EMEC

The video shows initial testing and shakedown of 16kW Waveswing wave energy device that was recently completed, as the developer AWS Ocean Energy proceeds with offshore scientific test program in Scotland. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. … Read More

ITEG checks public pulse on tidal energy and hydrogen

The ITEG (Integrating Tidal Energy into the Grid) project has launched a study into the social acceptance of tidal energy and hydrogen technologies. Integrated tidal energy and hydrogen production solution (Courtesy of ITEG project) An €11.8 million ITEG project, funded … Read More

Waveswing reaches Orkney ahead of wave energy trials at EMEC

Scottish company AWS Ocean Energy has transported its Archimedes Waveswing wave energy device to Stromness in Orkney, ahead of deployment at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC). Waveswing’s arrival on Copelands Dock (Courtesy of EMEC/Photo by Colin Keldie) The 16kW … Read More

EMEC eyes contractor to investigate lifespan of OpenHydro’s test platform

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has opened a tender for the lifespan study of OpenHydro’s test platform which stands in fast-flowing tidal streams of the Fall of Warness site. OpenHydro’s test platform at EMEC’s Fall of Warness site (Courtesy … Read More

EMEC named blue economy enterprise of the year

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been named Blue Economy Enterprise of the Year having won the Rural Blue Award at The SHIREs (Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy) Awards. EMEC’s operations technician preparing waverider buoy for deployment (Courtesy … Read More

EMEC searching for supplier of hydrogen fuel cell for ferry

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd has issued a tender for the procurement of the marinised hydrogen fuel cell that can be installed on a ferry. As explained, EMEC wants to appoint a contractor to supply the fuel cell … Read More

Orbital Marine signs up for PTEC berth off the Isle of Wight

Orbital Marine Power has signed an agreement with Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) to deploy its tidal turbines offshore the Isle of Wight. Orbital Marine’s O2 tidal turbine (Courtesy of Orbital Marine Power) PTEC has gained offshore consents to place … Read More

Magallanes redeploys ATIR tidal energy platform at EMEC

Spanish tidal energy developer Magallanes Renovables has reinstalled its 2MW ATIR tidal energy platform at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Scotland. ATIR heading to Fall of Warness site (Courtesy of Magallanes Renovables) The reinstallation of Magallanes’ second generation … Read More

QED Naval deploys tidal flow measurement equipment

Edinburgh-based marine energy specialist QED Naval has installed flow measurement equipment at its tidal test site off Yarmouth Harbour. ADCP equipment ahead of installation off Yarmouth Harbour (Courtesy of QED Naval) The installation will provide the basis of design for … Read More

EMEC to spearhead Scottish Isles transition to net-zero

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been named a key delivery partner for the Islands Growth Deal, set to unlock £335 million of investments over the next 10 years, and will lead the development of the Islands Centre for … Read More