The MeyGen tidal stream project is at the forefront of world marine energy development and will harvest the tidal resource of one of the most energetic sites in Europe.
MeyGen Limited, the development company and project sponsor, has secured an Agreement for Lease from The Crown Estate for the area that lies in the channel (Inner Sound) between the island of Stroma and the north easterly tip of the Scottish mainland, encompassing almost 3.5km2 of fast flowing water. It is our overall goal to deliver a fully operational, 398MW renewable energy plant powered purely by the tide, generating the equivalent electricity to power 40,000 Scottish homes by 2020.
“The Crown Jewel of The Pentland Firth”
MeyGen prides itself on a thorough and transparent consultation process with regulatory authorities, stakeholders and the general public. This website is just one way in which we disseminate project information, project progress and also receive information from interested parties. If you have any questions or would like to find out more about our project, please feel free to contact us.
MeyGen are delighted to be the main sponsors of The Castle of Mey 10K run, Mey Mile Fun Run and Mey Meander Charity Walk scheduled to take place on Sunday 11th May 2014. This event, organised by North Highland Harriers, … Continue reading
The annual Caithness International Science Festival provides an opportunity for Science O3 to inspire local primary and secondary pupils, families and the general public to engage in science, technology, maths and engineering. MeyGen are one of the many companies associated … Continue reading
As part of a class science project on Renewable Energy, Guy Newson gave a short talk to the students at Canisbay Primary School on 5th March about the MeyGen Project. Using some film footage, Guy explained the main features of … Continue reading
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