The human, social and economic aspects of a marine renewable energy future

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019 Doors at 7:30pm, talks start at 8pm The Golf Tavern, 30-31 Wrights Houses, Bruntsfield, Edinburgh, EH10 4HR (www.golftavern.co.uk) We will host two great presentations about ‘The human, social and economic aspects of a marine renewable energy future’ with a special focus on Orkney.   TALK 1: The multiple economic impacts of renewable energy … Continue reading The human, social and economic aspects of a marine renewable energy future

Direct-drive generators pubinar – model! build! test!

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019 Doors at 7:30pm, talks start at 8pm The Golf Tavern, 30-31 Wrights Houses, Bruntsfield, Edinburgh, EH10 4HR (www.golftavern.co.uk)   The interaction between the power take-off and the prime-mover of a wave energy device is absolutely fundamental to performance, reliability and survival. Edinburgh University has a long pedigree in research on direct-drive generators for … Continue reading Direct-drive generators pubinar – model! build! test!

eXtreme Waves! – Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Wednesday, 19 September Doors at 7:30pm, talks start at 8. The Golf Tavern, 30-31 Wrights Houses, Bruntsfield, Edinburgh, EH10 4HR (www.golftavern.co.uk) Talk 1: Extreme sea states in coastal regions: how large can the loads be? Frederic Dias, Professor at University College Dublin Numerous structures are damaged by the violent impacts of waves that are either breaking or very … Continue reading eXtreme Waves! – Wednesday, 19 September 2018

MeyGen Lessons Pubinar – Thursday, 24 May 2018

Thursday, 24 May 7:30pm The Golf Tavern, 30-31 Wrights Houses, Bruntsfield, Edinburgh, EH10 4HR (www.golftavern.co.uk) Dr Adrian de Andres will give an overview of the key challenges in the marine industry, drawing upon Black & Veatch's ten years of involvement across a number of flagship UK marine energy programmes. In particular, he will share lessons learnt from the … Continue reading MeyGen Lessons Pubinar – Thursday, 24 May 2018

Offshore Operations Evening – Tuesday, 24 April 2018

  Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 7:30pm (talks to start at 8:00pm) The Golf Tavern, 30-31 Wrights House’s, Bruntsfield, Edinburgh, EH10 4HR (www.golftavern.co.uk) The theme of this club meeting will be the learnings obtained from the offshore operations conducted by wave energy device developers. We are delighted to announce that we have two very experienced speakers … Continue reading Offshore Operations Evening – Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Wave Energy Pub Quiz – Tuesday, 28 November 2017

The Wave Energy Pub Quiz you’ve all been waiting for will take place on: Tuesday, 28th November 7:30pm The Golf Tavern http://www.golftavern.co.uk A free buffet will be provided, kindly sponsored by Wave Venture. Think you can spot the WEC? Correctly identify that acronym? Or test your mettle at the music round? Then come along to the Wave … Continue reading Wave Energy Pub Quiz – Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Stephen Salter Pubinar – Wednesday, 4 October, 2017

It was my turn to arrange a pubinar, and as I've been helping Professor Salter archive the old Edinburgh Wave Power Project reports, he was the obvious person to ask. Please put the following date in your diaries: Wednesday, 4 October 7:30pm The Golf Tavern, 30-31 Wrights Houses, Bruntsfield, Edinburgh, EH10 4HR (www.golftavern.co.uk) The British wave power … Continue reading Stephen Salter Pubinar – Wednesday, 4 October, 2017