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Scotrenewables wins award at International Tidal Energy Summit

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Scotrenewables Tidal Power  won the award for 'Best Grid Connected Prototype" at the International Tidal Energy Summit last night in London.  The company won first prize for its first commercial scale floating tidal turbine, the SR2000, the most powerful tidal turbine in the world to date. Speaking at the event, Andrew Scott CEO said, "On behalf of the whole team I'm delighted with this recognition.  The SR2000 has been a leap forward for the technology and presented a huge challenge for the team, and it's a measure to them individually and collectively that we're on the road to demonstrating some of...

PRESS RELEASE: Scotrenewables installs world’s largest tidal turbine at EMEC for first time.

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  The world’s most powerful tidal turbine, developed and manufactured by Scottish engineering company Scotrenewables Tidal Power Limited, has been installed on its moorings for the first time at the European Marine Energy Centre, Orkney as part of site commissioning and testing. The 2 MW “SR2000” floating turbine was towed to site by Green Marine’s vessel the Green Isle - leaving Kirkwall at 9am on 12th October it was connected to its moorings on the Fall of Warness by 3pm. Adhering to engineering a low cost, low risk approach to their turbine solution: Scotrenewables completed all site construction and installation work for...

PRESS RELEASE: BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND ENERGY MINISTER VISITS SR2000

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The world’s most powerful tidal turbine, which is due to begin testing in Orkney, has been hailed as a potential “game changer” by Business, Innovation and Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse. At 63m in length, Scotrenewables’ SR2000 is longer than Edinburgh’s Scott Monument and is capable of generating 2MW of power - enough to meet the needs of approximately 1,000 homes over the course of a year. Mr Wheelhouse visited Hatston pier where the unit is undergoing final commissioning checks in advance of being connected to its mooring system on the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC) test site in Orkney. Mr Wheelhouse...