EMEC celebrates hydrogen from tidal power

EMEC celebrates hydrogen from tidal power

EMEC (the European Marine Energy Centre) has achieved a world first by producing hydrogen gas using electricity generated from tidal energy. EMEC is a partner in Surf ā€™nā€™ Turf, and their success is a milestone for the wider project that will use the gas as fuel at Kirkwall Pier. By harnessing ....

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Police and Fire get hands-on with hydrogen truck

Police and Fire get hands-on with hydrogen truck

The Surf 'n' Turf project brought together emergency services and hydrogen engineers on May 9-10th as preparations continue on Eday and in Kirkwall. Community Energy Scotland's local team organised two days of briefings for the emergency services in both Kirkwall and Eday. The project team has ....

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Eday test run checks lie of the land

Eday test run checks lie of the land

A first visit to Eday with the hydrogen mobile store unit gave the team a chance to see exactly how the vehicle will operate on the island. The trailer had no hydrogen on board for the test run on April 18th. Staff from Community Energy Scotland, the European Marine Energy Centre and Eday Renewable ....

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Test runs about to start

Test runs about to start

The Surf 'n' Turf truck will soon start trial runs - without any hydrogen on board - travelling to and across the island of Eday. The first provisional date is Tuesday April 18th. The white truck and its empty trailer will make the trip by ferry from Kirkwall to Eday and then cross the island to ....

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Surf 'n' Turf rolls out a hydrogen first

Surf 'n' Turf rolls out a hydrogen first

The World Hydrogen Energy Conference at Zaragoza is the venue for supplier Calvera Macquinaria to put on show the first of the lightweight units that make hydrogen transport in Orkney possible. Existing hydrogen trailers are too large and too heavy to use on narrow rural roads such as Orkney's more ....

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