SCOTRENEWABLES TIDAL POWER RENAMES AS ORBITAL MARINE POWER
Scotrenewables Tidal Power Limited announced a comprehensive company-wide rebranding to Orbital Marine Power Ltd. The new name is inspired by the orbital cycle of the moon around the earth, the reliable provider of tidal energy.
Speaking about the rebranding, Andrew Scott, CEO, said: “After a comprehensive exercise, we are really pleased to introduce our new brand identity, and to do so at such an exciting time for the business, as we begin the build of our next generation turbine, the Orbital O2 2MW (previously referred to as the SR2 2000).”
The Orbital Marine name and corporate identity will carry through to subsidiaries, turbine products and services, and aligns with the Company’s business and technology development strategy.
The re-branding exercise has included updated brand mark, social media profiles and website, renamed as www.orbitalmarine.com
Same Company. Just with a new name.
Orbital Marine Power Ltd (formerly Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd) is an innovative Scottish engineering company focused on the development of a tidal energy turbine technology with the potential to produce a step-change reduction in the cost of energy from tidal currents. The company’s novel floating technology offers a low cost solution for simplified and safe manufacture, installation, access and maintenance along with the ability to use low cost, small workboats for all offshore operations. The company currently employs 23 staff with offices in Orkney and Edinburgh.
The Orbital Marine technology has been under continuous engineering development, including rigorous testing of scaled systems in both tank conditions and open ocean environments, since the company was founded in Orkney in 2002.
In 2016 the company launched the SR2000, the world’s most powerful tidal stream turbine. The SR2000 produced in excess of 3GWh of electricity over its initial 12 month test programme. (Source and image: Scotrenewables)
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