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  • Media

    Ministers approve plans for world's biggest wave farm in Western Isles

    Ministers have approved plans for the world's largest commercial wave farm. Full consent has been given for a 40MW farm off the north-west coast of Lewis - enough to power nearly 30,000 homes. Wave energy firm Aquamarine Power said it would begin installing its Oyster devices in the next few years, once grid infrastructure is put in place.

    22 May 13

  • Media

    World’s largest wave power scheme given go-ahead

    The Scottish Government today gave the green light for the world’s largest wave power scheme to be developed in the stormy seas off the coast off Lewis. Edinburgh-based Aquamarine Power has received full consent from the Government Ministers to develop a 40 megawatt wave farm - the world’s largest fully-permitted ocean energy site.

    22 May 13

  • News

    Aquamarine Power secures full consent for 40MW Lewis wave energy farm

    Aquamarine Power have received full consent from the Scottish Government for a 40MW wave farm off the north-west coast of Lewis, Scotland – making it the world’s largest fully-permitted ocean energy site.

    22 May 13

  • Resource

    Consultation response to Registerable Marine Activities

    Aquamarine Power's consultation response to The Scottish Government's consultation on Registerable Marine Activities and on Marine Licence Applications Requiring Pre-Application Consultation

    1 Feb 13

  • Further

    Scottish Government Energy Statistics Summary December 2012

    External link to Scottish Government Energy Statistics Summary December 2012

    3 Dec 12

  • Blog

    Good news for wave and tidal sector – but headwinds remain

    Last week’s Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference yielded two very positive developments for the UK’s nascent wave and tidal sector – the announcement by Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond of the Renewable Energy Investment Fund, and the statement by UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey that a short-life cross-governmental group would be set up to solve the challenges in connecting Scotland’s islands to the grid.

    15 Oct 12

  • News

    Aquamarine Power lines up for £10 million Saltire Prize

    Aquamarine Power has lined up with several other leading marine energy developers to vie for £10m Saltire Prize – the Scottish Government’s global ocean energy challenge.

    28 Aug 12

  • Blog

    Marine Energy Action Plan maps out next steps to commercialisation

    The publication today of the Scottish Government’s revised Marine Energy Action Plan highlights the next steps our industry must take on its journey towards commercialisation.

    21 Jun 12

  • Blog

    Three steps to the marine energy fast lane

    Scotland, and Britannia’s, marine energy industry really can rule the waves – provided we get the vital support we need from the UK and Scottish Governments.

    28 Mar 12

  • Blog

    Fossil fuel funds a welcome boost

    Aquamarine Power welcomes the release of fossil fuel funds.

    11 Nov 11