Communities, charities, local and national government working with technology businesses to establish a hydrogen supply chain.
Community Energy Scotland is an independent, member-based charity and social enterprise with a key aim to build confidence, resilience and wealth at community level across Scotland through sustainable energy development.
ERE is a wholly-owned trading subsidiary of the Eday Partnership, a charity focused on improving the quality of life for the residents of Eday. When its wind turbine is curtailed and not allowed to generate electricity for the grid, ERE is supplying power to the nearby EMEC electrolyser.
EMEC is the first centre of its kind in the world to provide developers of both wave and tidal power devices with purpose-built, accredited, open-sea testing facilities. EMEC is contributing electricity from curtailed tidal turbines along with the use of its electrolyser.
ITM Power specialises in the manufacture of integrated hydrogen energy systems and supplied EMEC's 500kW proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyser, for use on Eday. ITM Power is leading the Surf 'n' Turf system's technical design and integration.
OIC provide services and promotes economic development for the county. The authority has provided financial and logistical support – through its roles in public transport, education and in promoting Orkney's clean energy opportunities.