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Opportunities from the Recycling of Wind Turbine Blades

22 April 2021

Periscope partner OREC and the Aberdeen-based Oil & Gas Technology Centre have published a report calling for increased investment and a radical shift in research and development into wind turbin…

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LESSONS LEARNT FROM TIDAL ENERGY TRIPOD DECOMMISSIONING SHARED

22 April 2021

A collaborative decommissioning project at Periscope partner EMEC has completed the forensic analysis of a tidal energy tripod.

The study gained a comprehensive understanding of the end-of-life co…

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EMEC to explore Franco-Scottish wind/hydrogen collaboration

17 February 2021

Following a competitive tender, The Scottish Government has awarded Periscope partner, the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) a contract to explore opportunities for floating offshore wind and hydr…

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EMEC and H2GO Power trial AI green hydrogen technology

17 February 2021

H2GO Power, in collaboration with Periscope partner, the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and Imperial College London, are trialling the use of artificial intelligence (AI) software coupled with …

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EMEC’s Matthew Finn interviewed about progress in the marine energy sector

17 February 2021

Periscope partner, EMEC was approached on the imminent changes in the marine energy sector, thanks to the UK government’s potential reform of the "Contract for Difference" incentive me…

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ORE Catapult’s Simon Cheeseman awarded prestigious marine renewables prize

17 February 2021

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Wave and Tidal Sector Specialist, Simon Cheeseman, has been awarded the prestigious Society for Underwater Technology’s (SUT) Lennard-Senio…

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UK floating offshore wind could be subsidy-free by 2030

17 February 2021

UK floating offshore wind could reach “subsidy-free” levels by the early 2030s, according to a study completed by Periscope partner. the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Floating Offshore …

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Mocean Energy has signed a berth agreement to test at Periscope partner EMEC’s Scapa Flow test site

29 January 2021

The Blue X has been fabricated at Fife fabricators AJS Production and has been funded by Wave Energy Scotland’s Novel WEC programme. It is a floating hinged raft with a unique geometry that improves…

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Electrification workshop: Leisure boats

28 January 2021

On 27 January, the Periscope Network and Business Region Gothenburg organised a lively workshop on the electrification of leisure boats. The participants provided valuable inputs that will used in a…

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