Marine Energy Pembrokeshire is a partnership between technology developers, the supply chain, academia and the public sector working in collaboration to establish Pembrokeshire as a “centre of excellence” for sustainable marine energy generation.

Since it was established in 2010 Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP) has been instrumental in building a positive and unique collaboration between industry, government and academia, working towards the creation of a ‘centre of excellence’ for marine renewable energy in Wales. Many of the work streams are pan Wales with the collaboration viewed as best practice on a worldwide scale.

Over the last 6 years Marine Energy Pembrokeshire has experienced rapid growth. Working group membership has expanded from 8 original members to present levels of 80 which include tier 1 Welsh supply chain companies and all relevant UK organisations. There are 23 technology and project developers engaged including world leading companies from Sweden, Australia, Singapore, Scotland, Canada and America.

In 2016 Marine Energy Wales was launched to represent the sector at a national level.

Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum

Marine Energy Pembrokeshire is a project run by Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum a Community Interest Company which was established in 2000. Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum has sustainable development of the coast at its core and with that aim originates, manages and delivers marine related projects for the community, public, private and third sectors. Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum continues to manage Marine Energy Pembrokeshire alongside other relevant coastal projects that are viewed as best practice nationally.