Related items: Oyster 800 project, Orkney

  • 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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    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

  • News

    Aquamarine Power steps up electricity production

    Aquamarine Power has announced initial electrical power production from its Oyster 800 wave energy convertor following the machine’s recent return to service.

    7 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

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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

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    Oyster coming out of shell

    Edinburgh wave developer Aquamarine Power has set out plans to replace faulty components on its Oyster 800 demonstrator after a spell of intermittent operations in Orkney.

    11 Jul 13

  • News

    Aquamarine Power releases performance data and details of planned improvements to Oyster 800

    Aquamarine Power have announced details of planned improvements to the Oyster 800 wave energy device, together with some recent production figures. The improvements, known as the Oyster 800 Product Improvement Programme, involve shutting down the Oyster 800 with the overall goal of improving performance, reliability and availability of the nearshore wave technology.

    4 Jul 13

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    Oyster 800 commences operational testing

    Aquamarine Power begins operational testing of its Oyster 800 wave energy machine.

    14 Jun 12

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    Two more Oyster devices for Orkney wave farm

    Herald article about Oyster 800 wave power project being approved in Orkney by Energy Minister Fergus Ewing.

    15 Feb 12