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.
Orkney Cloud project: data, energy and community, combined in Orkney Exploring what community-led, cloud services might be, here, where the social networks are thick, and the environmental resource to power data processing is huge. Longtime collaborator in Orkney, Laura... Read More
This months meeting will see a presentation from Mark Hamilton, Solo Energy Ltd and Stephen Kemp, Orkney Builders Ltd on how renewable technology can be used to provide energy efficient homes using the most up-to-date... Read More
April saw the launch of the Orkney Electric Vehicle Strategy 2018-2023. This document, produced by OREF members, aims to guide the necessary investments for EVs in Orkney. It was consulted upon late 2017, a... Read More
Interested in EVs? Come along for our April meet and the launch of OREF’s EV Strategy. A strategy to help guide the necessary investments in EVs has been drafted by members of OREF.... Read More
A presentation from Alistair Morton from Orkney Islands Council, on how renewable technology is being used to provide energy in public buildings in Orkney. Joins us in LL1, ICIT, Old Academy Business Centre, Stromness... Read More
Come join us on the 6th of February for this month’s OREF meeting. Luke Fraser of Orkney Islands Council has access to some remarkable datasets showing what has happened in Orkney, what is... Read More
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