Scottish tidal power sucks up £4.8m funding

A handful of marine energy projects were awarded nearly £5 million in total today by Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing. A £2 million chunk of funding will go to tidal power company Atlantis Resources Corporation to help set up a global engineering hub in Edinburgh. Five other projects are getting a £2.8 million share of […]

Could marine energy power your firm?

ELN’s Sumit Bose asks if marine power could be the future supply for homes and businesses. Find out the answer at EnergyLive2012 this November.

Shetlands get world’s first community-owned tidal turbine

The world’s first community-owned tidal turbine will be made and deployed in Scotland, the Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond announced this morning. Owned by the community of North Yell, which received a grant of £150,000 from the Scottish Government to help its development, the turbine will sit in the water between the Shetland islands of […]

Win for wave and tidal with £18m Scottish fund

Wave and tidal energy have won more financial backing from the Scottish Government with an £18million fund announced by Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond. The support follows last week’s proposal from the UK Government to double the subsidy given to marine technology. The Scottish fund is part of £35 million given to the marine industry […]