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The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd. - Billia Croo Wave Test Site
Established in 2003, EMEC is the first and only centre of its kind in the world. EMEC’s grid-connected wave test site is located at Billia Croo off the west coast of mainland Orkney.
More information is available at:
Project Applications and supporting documentation
|Application stage||Application type||Date submitted|
|EMEC - MMO Standard Operation Procedures||Application||Renewables - Wave|
|EMEC - Socio-Economic Report||Application||Renewables - Wave||2019-06-21|
|Billia Croo - Navigation Risk Assessment||Application||Renewables - Wave||2019-06-21|
|Billia Croo - SLVIA Report||Application||Renewables - Wave|
|Billia Croo - Environmental Appraisal||Application||Renewables - Wave|
|Billia Croo - EIA Report & Non-Technical Summary||Application||Renewables - Wave||2019-06-21|
|Billia Croo - Project Envelope||Application||Renewables - Wave|
|Billia Croo - Consent Boundary||Application||Renewables - Wave|
|Billia Croo - Section 36 Consent Application Letter||Application||Macroalgal farm|