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Weekly update, 21st November

25th Nov, 2016

Energy & business services: • Representatives of the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd were in Wick yesterday (Thursday 24th) to give a public update on progress with the project, and perhaps more specifically with plans to use Wick harbour as the Operations & Maintenance base for the project. The event was very busy, and it was […]

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Weekly update, 14th November

18th Nov, 2016

Energy & business services: • Following the successful installation of turbine support structures last month, this week marks another milestone in the development of tidal energy in the Pentland Firth, with the installation of the first tidal turbine in the MeyGen project. The turbine, the first of four in the initial phase of the MeyGen […]

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Weekly update, 7th November

11th Nov, 2016

Energy & business services: • The vessel Olympic Ares arrived in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth this week to install the first of the turbines for the MeyGen tidal energy project. As previously highlighted here the turbine support structures and ballast blocks were successfully installed during October, bringing welcome work to the area […]

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Weekly update, 31st October

04th Nov, 2016

Enabling activities: • Colleague Andrew Johnston, Director of the Highlands and Islands Science Skills Academy, was in Caithness this week, and it was good to catch up with him to discuss progress with the “Newton Rooms” concept, which has seen a network of facilities established in Norway to give practical, hands-on experiences of learning programmes […]

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