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PRESS RELEASE: Orbital Marine Power signs agreement with Menter Môn for Anglesey tidal array project.

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Anglesey has received a further boost to its ambition to become a centre of excellence for tidal stream energy as Orbital Marine Power, the leading Scottish based tidal technology developer, has signed an agreement to demonstrate its award-winning floating tidal technology at the Morlais Tidal Energy Project.

The agreement with Menter Môn, the not for profit developers of the project, would see a commercial scale tidal array of Orbital’s recently unveiled ‘O2’ 2MW tidal turbine which Orbital believes will be the most powerful tidal generating platform in the world.   Each 2 MW unit is capable of producing...

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

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Orbital O2 at EMEC animation

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...