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PRESS RELEASE: Orbital Marine Power unveils design for world’s most powerful tidal turbine.

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2020 target date for deployment at EMEC.

Orbital Marine Power has revealed the designs of its upcoming commercial production tidal turbine, the Orbital O2 2MW, which is targeted to be deployed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney in 2020.

Andrew Scott, CEO of Orbital Marine Power said “The Orbital O2 is a low cost solution for future commercial projects and builds on the features which made the SR2000 an industry...

PRESS RELEASE: Orbital Marine Power win twice at prestigious IET Awards

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ISSUED 15/11/2018. Orbital Marine Power’s pioneering engineering work was recognised not once but twice at the Institution of Engineering and Technology annual achievements awards in London last night. The prestigious awards ceremony saw leading engineering projects and professionals from around the globe nominated for outstanding achievements in key areas of innovation. Orbital Marine Power were shortlisted in a total of 3 categories and on the night were successful in being selected as winners of both the Power and Energy Innovation Award as well as Innovation Award for Model-Based Engineering. Commenting on the awards CEO Andrew Scott said: “We are honoured...

PRESS RELEASE: Orbital Marine Power and SKF awarded funding to deliver performance improvement technology

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Orbital Marine Power and SKF awarded €1.2m (UK£1.07m) funding to deliver performance improvement technology for tidal energy turbine.

ISSUED 31/10/2018. Leading Scottish tidal turbine developer, Orbital Marine Power, together with global drivetrain solutions provider SKF have been awarded research funds totalling €1.2 million (UK£1.07m) by the European Ocean Energy ERA-NET Cofund  to support a pitch controller project that will improve the performance of Orbital Marine’s floating tidal turbine. TOPFLOTE, “Targeted Optimal Pitch module for Floating Tidal Energy”, will deliver a controller for floating...

PRESS RELEASE: Scotrenewables renames as Orbital Marine Power

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Scotrenewables renames as Orbital Marine Power

in reference to the moon’s orbit and reliable tidal power ISSUED 15/10/2018. Scotrenewables Tidal Power Limited today announces a comprehensive company-wide rebranding to Orbital Marine Power Ltd (“Orbital Marine” the “Company”). The new name is inspired by the orbital cycle of the moon around the earth, the reliable provider of tidal energy.   Speaking about the rebranding, Andrew Scott, CEO, said: “After a comprehensive exercise, we are really pleased to introduce our new brand identity, and to do so at such an exciting time for the business, as we begin the build of our...