European Marine Energy Center
European Marine Energy Center

Founding Year: 2003

Staff: 73


European Marine Energy Center

European Marine Energy Center
(2003; Orkney, Scotland; 73 staff;

A test laboratory and facility “demonstrating and testing wave and tidal energy converters – technologies that generate electricity by harnessing the power of waves and tidal streams – in the sea.” Offers “purpose-built, open-sea testing facilities for prototype technologies, attracting developers from around the globe to prove what is achievable in some of the harshest marine environments while in close proximity to sheltered waters and harbours.”



Leadership: Neil Kermode (Managing Director) and Andrew Mill (Chair)
Budget: £39m (Since 2003 to date)

European Marine Energy Center contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

  Organization Type

  Geographic Foci


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