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  • Blog

    Scotland-Ireland links strengthened with visit of Irish Consul General

    Aquamarine Power played host last week to Pat Bourne, the Consul General of Ireland to Scotland. He popped in to our Edinburgh HQ to catch up with his fellow countryman and CEO Martin McAdam.

    24 Mar 14

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    Aquamarine Power founder wins Saltire Prize Medal

    Aquamarine Power founder Allan Thomson has been awarded the Saltire Prize Medal for his outstanding contribution to the ocean energy industry at a ceremony in Edinburgh last night.

    19 Mar 14

  • Vacancy

    Site Manager

    The Site Manager is responsible for the effective operation of Aquamarine Power’s existing power plant and marine operations/maintenance facility in Orkney. He/she will be responsible for all operational and maintenance activities to ensure maximum availability and reliability of the technology, both offshore and onshore. The Site Manager will ensure that the installations run safely and take the necessary steps to ensure maximum uptime.

    26 Feb 14

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    Aquamarine Power launches recruitment drive

    Wave energy company Aquamarine Power has launched a recruitment drive to support the next phase of developing their Oyster wave energy technology. The Edinburgh firm, which is currently testing its Oyster 800 full-scale wave machine at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, is seeking eight experienced engineers to join their core engineering, design and project team, together with an operations technician based in Orkney and a research fellow to work at company’s academic base in Queen’s University Belfast.

    15 Nov 13

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    Jobs available in Edinburgh renewable energy company

    Wave energy company Aquamarine Power has launched a recruitment drive to support the next phase of developing their Oyster wave energy technology.

    14 Nov 13

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    Solar lasers, ocean power and volcanoes: unusual energy sources of the future

    Fossil fuels are going to run out. This much we know. No one is entirely certain when they will run out exactly, but we know it will happen eventually. So how will the world be powered when we can't rely anymore on fossil fuels? Why with volcanoes, waves, wet wood and solar power from space.

    13 Nov 13

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    Oyster flexes its muscles

    Edinburgh device developer Aquamarine Power is ramping up power production from its reinvigorated Oyster 800 near-shore wave converter in Orkney sea trials. The company has notched up 6MWh over 60 hours of operations since the hinged contraption returned to service a fortnight ago, following a major programme of component upgrades.

    7 Nov 13

  • News

    Wave energy project could bring hundreds of jobs to the Western Isles

    Aquamarine Power’s proposed wave farm on the Western Isles could create hundreds of long-term skilled jobs in one of Britain’s most remote communities, according to figures published today. The Edinburgh firm’s 40MW Lewis wave farm – which was fully consented by the Scottish Government earlier this year – could generate between 98 and 200 jobs during construction and inject up to £9 million a year into the Western Isles and wider Highland economy.

    21 Oct 13

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    Holyrood opens wallet to wave leaders

    Leading wave device developers Aquamarine Power and Pelamis Wave Power are to receive grant award allocations from the Scottish government.

    17 Sep 13