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Cannes Film Festival spotlight on Orkney’s marine energy work

16 May 2019

A major documentary on climate change, featuring Orkney’s pioneering marine energy work, is set to be premiered at the Cannes Film Festival next week.

Ice on Fire has been produced by Leonardo …

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Test-bed in the North Sea

07 May 2019

Outside the port of Scheveningen in the Netherlands, a highly advanced test-bed will be realized. The test-bed will be 10 x 10 sea miles, and placed outside all trade routes. Companies, universities,…

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EMEC’s Commercial Development Officer, Catrin Sutherland, has been shortlisted for the ‘Achiever Award’ at the Scottish Renewables Young Professionals Green Energy Awards 2019.

03 May 2019

The Young Professionals Green Energy Awards recognises those who have achieved beyond all expectations, those who are pioneering new ideas and have the drive and ambition to change the renewable ener…

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3D-Printed Propeller Blade Opens Way to Eco-Friendly Shipping

03 May 2019

To make the European maritime industry more competitive globally, innovative materials are needed to improve ships' performance and make them more environment friendly. In recent years, other industr…

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Autonomous buses, indoor bus stops – Periscope visits Lindholmen Science Park

03 May 2019

Following their network meeting, Periscope partners visited the innovation hub at Lindholmen Science Park, where they saw the latest developments in autonomous public transport, with state-of-the-ar…

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A strong focus on transnationality!

03 May 2019

Last week, the Periscope partners met in Gothenburg for a network meeting. The main topics for discussion were the upcoming trans-regional market development workshops. The first topics to be addres…

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MacGregor presents first fiber rope crane

04 April 2019

MacGregor has developed and built its first fiber rope crane

“This gives us a huge competitive advantage. We can now offer a completely new solution that provides great savings,” says Høye G.…

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Ideas pitched to Equinor

03 April 2019

GCE NODE brought together four companies that were invited to pitch for Equinor Technology Venture in Kristiansand at the end of March. DropTech, Yerv, Future Well Control and Flekkefjord Elektro all…

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Energy system of the future to be demonstrated in Orkney

03 April 2019

The first phase of a new £28.5 million project to create a Virtual Energy System (VES) in Orkney, Scotland, has been launched to digitally link distributed and intermittent renewable generation to fl…

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EMEC to assess Verdant Power’s performance in New York City

02 April 2019

Periscope partner, EMEC, will provide an independent performance assessment of Verdant Power’s 5th Generation (Gen5) tidal turbine system to be deployed for commercial demonstration in New York City’…

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