A Global Leader in Tidal Energy


About Us

The technology needed to generate clean, predictable and affordable electricity using the ebb and flow of tides is rapidly developing, and there is growing worldwide interest in this emerging renewable energy sector. Nova Innovation is a leading tidal energy industry player headquartered in Edinburgh.​​

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EnFAIT is an Horizon 2020 flagship €20m project to advance tidal energy, led by Nova Innovation.

The Shetland Tidal Array, in Bluemull Sound, is the world's first offshore tidal array. 

Our Partners

Coastal Communities Fund
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Current Sites

Bluemull Sound, Shetland

Site Status: Operational

Bardsey Island, Wales - Ynys Enlli, Cymru

Site Status: In Development




Technology Development



Head Office

Nova Innovation
45 Timber Bush

United Kingdom


Tel:      +44 (0)131 241 2000
Email:  info@novainnovation.com

Manufacturing Facility

Nova Innovation
6B Tower Street

United Kingdom


Tel:      +44 (0)131 553 7090

Caernarfon Office

Nova Innovation
Unit 5 Galeri 

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Gwynedd LL55 1SQ 

United Kingdom


Tel:      +44 (0)1286 239710

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Media Enquiries

Journalists can contact our press office on +44 (0)117 926 9945 / +44 (0)7387 140 782.

Our press office can also be contacted by email at nova@social-communications.co.uk.


Nova Innovation offers a dynamic and exciting work environment: a rapidly-growing company in an emerging and international industry sector. As a member of the Nova team, you will find yourself surrounded by bright, supportive colleagues with a positive ‘can do’ attitude. Our people are passionate about creating a great product, about innovation which draws on the experience and data from our real-world tidal array implementations, and about helping to build a commercially successful future for our industry


To apply for a job with Nova Innovation please send a cover letter together with your CV to applications@novainnovation.com


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Nova Innovation Ltd is registered in Scotland, number SC358996. Registered address: 45 Timber Bush, Edinburgh EH6 6QH, United Kingdom