AND FINALLY: Build your own origami-style Atlantis tidal turbine this Christmas – and win a special Scottish Energy News prize!

Atlantis xmas card3 December 2014

Atlantis Resources – the little-known, low-profile tidal turbine array developer (which is actually building the world’s largest such project in the Pentland Firth from its offices in Edinburgh) – has come up with a novel way to wish its clients, customers and counterparts a merry Christmas.

This image has been sent out by Atlantis with festive felicitations – while simultaneously setting experts in the Scottish renewables sector a topical challenge – ie to build their own (origami) version of its MeyGen tidal turbine.

There will be a special Scottish Energy News prize to the first Scottish renewables expert who can pictorially prove (with probative photographic evidence) that they have built their own Atlantis / MeyGen tidal turbine using this ‘green-plate’ design.

With congratulations (and reciprocal festive best wishes) to Atlantis Resources.

Send entries – and evidence – to:

Entries must be received by Friday 19 December 2014. Scottish Energy News will closed for the ‘public sector’ Christmas holidays from 5pm on 19 December and the winner will be announced on resumption of daily publication on 5 January 2015.




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