Scot Renewables

Seizing the Opportunity

The Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Leadership Forum is a public/private group, co-chaired by the Scottish Government and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and also comprises The Crown Estate, Marine Scotland, Highland Council, Orkney Islands Council, National Grid, Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission Ltd, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Renewables and the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC). The Leadership Forum works with local stakeholder groups including the Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership, The Energy of Orkney and with South West Marine Energy Park. By working together and along with the project developers, the Forum will create the supportive business environment within the Marine Energy Park to drive forward the commercialisation of the marine energy industry and secure the economic and social benefits.

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The explore programme provides news, case studies, supply chain industry database, and details about the growing energy industry in the Highlands and Islands...