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West Islay (Wave , Agreed/Planning)

 General Information.

Location in the UK : Scotland, Argyle & Bute    
Type of installation: Wave    on/offshore: off
Turbines :1  Capacity : 0.1 MW
Approx Date of 1st power generation: July 2008


A turbine designed to be the forerunner of the UKs first commercial wave power station has been officially switched on in Argyll and Bute

 Useful links and News items

Assessing WEST ISLAY Tidal Energy Farm
Environmental consultancy SAMS Research Services Ltd (SRSL) has been commissioned by DP Marine Energy Ltd (DPME) to conduct environmental baseline surveys for the proposed WEST ISLAY Tidal Energy Farm.

WEST ISLAY Tidal Farm, Scotland
The proposed 400MW WEST ISLAY Tidal Farm will be one of the first commercial scale tidal energy projects in the world.

Scotland: WEST ISLAY Tidal Energy Farm Islay
The project has an Agreement for Lease from The Crown Estate for a 30MW tidal array, consisting of up to 30 tidal turbines

Islay Blog

New turbine to harness wave power

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 Associated Companies.

Relationship Company (For: West Islay )
DeveloperDP Marine Energy

 DECC Data on this Project: West Islay : / 1715

Please note that where multiple DECC records are available, all are shown in order. eg Project then repowering / extension, or refused project then resubmitted.

Site Name: West Islay Tidal Array     30 MW
Energy Type: Tidal Barrage and Tidal Stream
County: Offshore     Country: Scotland     LPA: Marine Scotland
Site ID and Reference: 1989 / B0499     District:
Applicant: DP Marine Energy     Application : n/a (Go to search to find Application)
Site Address: Islay
County: Offshore Region: Offshore
OS Coordinates: 116500 / 116500
Development Status: Planning Application Submitted
Application Submitted: 10/10/2013 Planning Permission Granted
Application Determined: Permission refused:
Construction Date:    
Generator Live This Record Last Updated: 7/29/2014
RO Banding (ROC/MWh) FiT Tariff (p/kWh):
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Application Withdrawn:    
Permission Expiration Date:    
Secretary of State - Appeal Lodged:
Called In: Appeal Withdrawn:
Refusal: Appeal Refused:
Granted: Appeal Granted:

 OFGEM Data on this Project: West Islay: Wave :

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Accreditation Date: 10/10/2013    
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