Wave Energy Scotland - driving the development of wave energy technology
With superb natural resources, modern fabrication and port facilities, and transferable skills from the oil and gas industry, the Highlands and Islands is bidding to be a world capital for renewable energy.
The region's strong legacy in the oil and gas industry, and abundance of renewable energy resources, mean it is ideally placed to be at the forefront of the energy industry.
Here you can find out about ground-breaking work many local companies are involved in, from research and development to full-scale test facilities. It's also where you'll find the latest news and analysis from the energy sector plus full coverage of the markets we work in.
An Argyll renewables company is embarking on a project that will boost its international trade, increase turnover and create jobs.
Kishorn Dry Dock in Strathcarron, Wester Ross, will come out of a 23 year long hibernation after an agreement to use the site during the construction of the world’s largest floating wind farm.
HIE has invested £158,932 in the £450,000 costs of upgrading the dry dock in readiness for new contracts.
Wave Energy Scotland has selected 3 technologies to go forward to stage 3 of its Power Take Off (PTO) development programme.
Nine Orkney marine energy businesses are taking part in a major industry event in London today (23 February). With support from HIE and Orkney Islands Council (OIC) the firms are attending the Renewable UK Wave and Tidal 2017 conference and exhibition.
Leading wave energy development body, Wave Energy Scotland (WES), is seeking to appoint three new members to its Advisory Group.