Orkney Islands Council is committed to supporting Orkney’s existing and emerging renewable energy industry as well as Community Energy initiatives.
As an enterprising and resourceful community, innovation in energy production and use presents an opportunity to develop a world leading industry that offers potential long term socio-economic benefits not only for Orkney but for both Scotland and the UK.
Given Orkney’s Global leadership in Marine Renewables through the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and International Centre of Islands Technology (ICIT) along with an appetite for innovation to use its natural resources through collaboration hydrogen storage and use projects (BIGHIT and SurfNTurf).
There is opportunity to attract significant investment, expanded employment opportunities, skills and expertise.
For further information contact:
Head of Strategic Projects and Enterprise
Orkney Islands Council
T: +44(0)1856 873535
Ext: 2714 M: +44(0)7730 6149091
E: Jan.Falconer@ orkney.gov.uk