The turbine was installed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland.
What does EMEC stand for?
EMEC stands for European Marine Energy Centre
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- East Manchester Education Action Zone (UK)
- East Midlands Electricity Board
- Electronic Medical Evaluation Board (US Army)
- Emissions and Model Evaluation Branch (US EPA)
- Educational Manual for Evidence-Based Chiropractic (Oregon)
- Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc.
- Electrical Maintenance Engineering Center
- Electromagnetic Effects Capability (US NASA)
- Electromagnetic Environmental Compatibility
- Engineered Manufacturing and Equipment Company (Marysville, OH)
- European Marine Equipment Council (Brussels, Belgium)
- European Mineral Engineering Course (est. 1998)
- European Major Exhibition Centres Association
- Executive Master of Economic Crime Investigation
- Electromagnetic Ecology
- Electro-Mechanical Engineering Control System
- Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas
- Eastern Mediterranean (shipping routes)
- Eastern Mediterranean Resources Public Limited
- Emergency Medicine
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Also in the UK, the company is leading pilot wave and tidal energy projects Pelamis 2 and Hammerfest Strom HS1000, being developed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney (Scotland).
With operations in Edinburgh and Orkney supporting two Pelamis wave machines being demonstrated at the European Marine Energy Centre off the coast of Orkney, Pelamis Wave Power uses a remote control and monitoring system in order to assess live machine performance and adapt control algorithms to maximise electricity generation.
The turbine is to be installed at the European Marine Energy Centre site on the seabed off Orkney, where it will be connected to the grid and tested for three years.
Aquamarine, which has already installed and tested its Oyster 1 demonstration device at the European Marine Energy Centre, in Orkney, said the firms shared "a belief in the global potential of wave energy".
The firm is also working with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Scotland and said it had made significant progress on the development of its first 150kW PowerBuoy.
Lichfield Science and Engineering Society will delve into the debate over wave and tidal energy with Neil Kermode, the managing director of the European Marine Energy Centre, the world's first facility for wave and tidal energy devices.
Its predecessor Oyster One will be launched at sea for testing this summer at the European Marine Energy Centre off the coast of north-east Scotland's Orkney Isles.