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New CEO at Aquamarine Power

Edinburgh-based wave energy company Aquamarine Power has  a new CEO who will take up the reins in mid-October. The company continues to test and develop its Oyster 800 machine in the Pentland Firth and...

Aquamarine Power founder awarded Saltire Prize Medal

Aquamarine Power founder Allan Thomson has been awarded the Saltire Prize Medal for his outstanding contribution to the ocean energy industry at a ceremony in Edinburgh this evening. Allan founded Aquamarine Power in 2005 with...

Edinburgh wave energy company could create jobs in the Western Isles

 Edinburgh wave pioneers Aquamarine Power have permission for a wave farm on the Western Isles, and the company have announced today that this could create hundreds of long-term skilled jobs in one of Britain’s...

New wave of grant funding from The Scottish Government welcomed

Government announcement today of grant funding for Edinburgh based wave businesses Pelamis and Aquamarine Power, and the first tidal project in Pentland Firth given go ahead.Development of the largest tidal array in Europe today...

Edinburgh companies power ahead with wave projects

The Edinburgh Reporter is visiting Orkney this week and had the unique opportunity to capture two wave energy devices being developed by Edinburgh companies in one shot today. The Pelamis wave energy converter is in...

Aquamarine Power gets approval for Western Isles wave farm

Edinburgh-based wave energy company Aquamarine Power has today received consent for a 40MW wave farm in the Western Isles. This will be the world’s largest fully-permitted ocean energy site.Here is an animation produced to...

New wave energy device sets sail from Leith

Following its manufacture and testing in Leith, ScottishPower Renewables’ new P2 Pelamis wave power device sets sail for the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney today where it will undergo further trials.Commenting, SNP Energy Spokesperson Mike...

Chris Huhne announces £3m contract between Aquamarine Power and Fugro Seacore

Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Chris Huhne today welcomed a £3 million marine renewable energy contract between Edinburgh-based wave energy developer Aquamarine Power and Falmouth-based marine drilling specialists Fugro Seacore (Seacore).The...

Aquamarine Power announce £11m investment

Wave energy developer Aquamarine Power took a major step towards the commercialisation of their Oyster technology with the announcement today, November 24, of £11 million new investment in the company. The announcement was made as...

Aquamarine Power gain accreditation

Edinburgh wave energy company Aquamarine Power’s scheme for the professional development of its engineers has been awarded accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).  The IMechE is licensed by the ...

Edinburgh wave energy company calls for action from UK Government

The UK Government must consider implementing a consistent price for marine energy and resolve grid access issues if the UK marine energy industry is to repeat the success of the Danish wind...


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