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.

LATEST NEWS

=Latest News

What we know about EV batteries
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On Tuesday 7th July at 7.30pm OREF members Peter Oswald and Neil Kermode presented findings based on some ‘citizen science’ undertaken on Nissan Leafs in Orkney. This was followed by a presentation by... Read More

Our Common Home
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On Tuesday May 5th, author Robin McAlpine of Common Weal presented highlights from their prospectus for change called ‘Our Common Home’ to a nearly 50 strong OREF virtual audience on TEAMS. Taking the audience... Read More

Hydrogen Ferries
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On Tuesday 7th April 2020, OREF hosted a very successful online event on the topic of Hydrogen Ferries. In light of the current Covid-19 restrictions, we wanted to ensure continued engagement with our... Read More