The most powerful tidal turbine in the world

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Orbital O2 2MW

Side View

Orbital O2 2MW

Birdseye View

Orbital O2 2MW

End View

Orbital O2 2MW

End View (Maintenance mode)


Project Site

Anchored in the Fall of Warness at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), where tidal speeds can exceed 3m/s, the O2 is connected via subsea cable to the local electricity grid and is helping power the communities of Orkney cleanly and sustainably from the waters that flow past their islands.


We lead a range of national and international innovation projects to advance tidal energy and deliver the world’s most powerful tidal turbines.

Innovation Projects


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