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.
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
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