Since 2000, the Orkney Renewable Energy Forum (OREF) has been an integral part of the development of a diverse and successful renewable energy industry in Orkney. As a membership organisation, OREF is open to businesses and individuals with an involvement or interest in Orkney’s renewable energy sector.
OREF aims to address strategic issues affecting Orkney’s renewables sector through focused collaboration with members, the local community, key stakeholders, and Orkney’s world-leading academic and research organisations.
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Come along for our first meeting of 2018. Explanation of the Heat Smart Orkney and SMILE projects by Community Energy Scotland’s Mark Hull. They are seeking to work around the... Read More
Please come along to our Christmas meeting where we will have a review of 2017 and the prospects looking forward. This will be followed by an ENERGY QUIZ! Tuesday, 5th December, 7 pm... Read More
Looking to further advance Orkney’s lead in Electric Vehicle capabilities OREF has published a Blueprint for green driving and today launched the draft copy of Orkney Electric Vehicle Strategy 2017 – 2022. Links to each can be... Read More
The exciting new Orkney Sustainable Energy Strategy 2017-2025, released today, showcases Orkney’s energy future: “Orkney: A secure, sustainable low carbon island economy driven uniquely by innovation and collaboration, enabling the community to achieve ambitious... Read More
The next meeting is on Tuesday, Nov 7th at Old Academy Business Centre, Stromness at 07.30pm and will include the launch of the consultation on the OREF EV strategy. • Local divers talk... Read More
Tuesday, 12th September 7.30pm ICIT, Old Academy Business Centre, Stromness. PhD student Rebecca Ford will give a presentation on her research into the impact of Marine Renewable Energy in Orkney, focussing on the... Read More