Atlantis Resources’ CEO, Tim Cornelius, has taken a seat on the Board of Directors of Ocean Energy Europe by becoming a Lead Sponsor of the organisation.
Following its acquisition of Marine Current Turbines earlier this year, Atlantis Resources now owns one of the most diverse portfolios in the business, with a project pipeline of 600MW including the 398MW MeyGen project, currently under construction in the Pentland Firth, Scotland.
Rémi Gruet, CEO of Ocean Energy Europe, said: “Atlantis Resources has a strong vision for the future of the ocean energy industry and we are very pleased to have them join the Ocean Energy Europe Board of Directors. We look forward to drawing on their strong experience as both a leading technology developer and a project developer to help build a fully commercial ocean energy industry, capable of meeting 10% of Europe’s electricity demand by 2050.”
Tim Cornelius, CEO of Atlantis Resources, commented: “I am hugely honoured to be joining the Ocean Energy Europe board. As a longstanding member of this organisation, we fully endorse all the work it does to promote tidal power on a global platform. I look forward to sharing my experience and contributing to the development of the marine energy industry in Europe and beyond.”
Ocean Energy Europe Board of Directors includes senior representatives from: Alstom, EDF, Engie, Scottish Power Renewables, Siemens, DP Energy, DCNS, West Normandy Marine Energy, and Scottish Development International.