Tag Archives: Study

Energy Hub plans boosted by feedback

August 4, 2011
Posted in Developer, News, Utility

A Thurso-based company which is gearing up to build and operate a marine energy control centre has been boosted by industry feedback to its plans.   An independent study has elicited backing for the concept being developed by Marine 5, an offshoot of IT specialists Navertech.   The company is now seeking to address issues […]

Best marine energy sites could be cost competitive with nuclear and onshore wind by 2025

July 12, 2011
Posted in News, Policy

New in-depth analysis published today by the Carbon Trust shows the UK’s best marine energy sites could generate electricity at costs comparable with nuclear and onshore wind1.  With continued and targeted innovation this could be as soon as 2025, once cost reductions from deploying the first gigawatt of energy devices have kicked-in.   In the future […]

Pentland Firth study shows wave business potential

May 26, 2011
Posted in Crown Estate, News

Scotland’s Pentland Firth could see £100 million worth of renewable investment by 2015 rising to £6 billion before 2020 if consents are granted, grid infrastructure is installed and funding is secured, a Crown Estate study has concluded. The public body, which leases sea bed rights to wave power promoters, commissioned the research as part of […]