Atlantis Resources’ 6MW MeyGen Phase 1A tidal array in Scotland’s Pentland Firth has generated 1 gigawatt-hour of electricity to the grid.

Chief executive Tim Cornelius said: “Yet another milestone has been achieved as we continue to see the vast potential of the world’s largest tidal power array realised.

“It’s extremely rewarding for all those involved to see the fruits of our collective passion and labour continuing to deliver.”

Meanwhile, Atlantis has named Andrew Dagley as its new chief finance officer, replacing Simon Counsell who will leave the company at the end of August.

Dagley is currently head of corporate finance at Atlantis.

Cornelius said: “I would like to thank Simon for his support and hard work over the last two years as we have transitioned the finance department from Singapore to Edinburgh, where he has built a highly competent team.

“I am delighted that Andrew will have the opportunity to join the operations board as CFO.

“He brings a wealth of experience in global renewable energy generation and we all look forward to working with him as we continue to build on Atlantis’s successes.”

Image: Atlantis Resources