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Scotrenewables Tidal Power secures new funding to deliver world’s largest tidal turbine.

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Orkney based Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd (SRTP) is pleased to announce it has been successful in securing a further £5.7m from investors to allow it to demonstrate the world’s largest tidal turbine. The company, which is at the forefront of the floating tidal turbine sector, is currently nearing the completion of the build of its SR2000 (2MW) system in the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast; the first large scale machine the company has built. The machine is due to be launched early next year before being towed to the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney to commence grid connected...

SR2000 close to completion

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Scotrenewables Tidal Power award fabrication contract to Gray Fabrication for world’s largest tidal turbine

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Scotrenewables Tidal Power, the world leader in the development of floating tidal turbines based in Orkney (in Scotland), have awarded a key fabrication contract for the superstructure of the SR2000 tidal turbine to Gray Fabrication based in Cupar, Fife.   The 2MW turbine, the SR2000, will be the culmination of more than 12 years of research, design and testing at increasing scales at Scotrenewables’ headquarters in Stromness, Orkney.   Once launched next year the turbine will be the most powerful tidal turbine in the world to date.  The turbine will be demonstrated at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney from 2015 ahead...