Met Office Attends Marine Energy Conference

13 September 2013 - The Met Office will be sponsoring and attending Scottish Renewables' wave and tidal energy event - The Marine Conference, Exhibition and Dinner on 16-17 September in Inverness.

The event aims to address challenges faced by the industry through topical debate and decision making. By bringing together leading experts from the public sector, industry and academia, the event endeavours to find the solutions that will deliver a prosperous Scottish marine energy industry.

John Mitchell, Metocean Scientist at the Met Office, said: "We are delighted by this opportunity to support and attend the  Scottish Renewables' Marine Conference in Inverness. This event presents an exciting opportunity for industry experts to discuss and debate some of the key issues faced by both scientists and developers when addressing marine energy and its potential to play a major part in Scotland's energy mix."

With a comprehensive range of products and data services, combined with decades of global oil and gas experience, the Met Office in Scotland is ideally placed to serve the energy industry from the beginning of the development process through the full lifecycle of every project. The Met Office is proactive in collaborating with all facets of the energy industry to ensure the application of its world leading science.

The Met Office team will be available to talk about their services and benefits throughout the event.

Contact information

Met Office Press Office: +44 (0)1392 886655

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Met Office Customer Centre: 0870 900 0100

If you're outside the UK: +44 1392 885680

Last updated: 13 September 2013