News of the month (sept
The very first centre for testing
the latest developments in harnessing wave and tidal power The European
Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) was officially opened 12 Months ago on
Orkney in Scotland, and was seen as a real boost to Scotland and the
UK's renewable energy industry, the main sites of the project are at
switchgear centre at Billia Croo and the main offices and data centre
is situated in the Old Academy, in Stromness.
He then continued by saying that: "Opening EMEC is
just the first stage in ensuring the marine energy industry develops
and achieves its potential here in Scotland. The ongoing success of this
centre will be pivotal to the growth of the marine energy sector both
in Scotland and throughout the world. A number of developers have already
expressed a firm interest in testing their devices here."